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stock

stock

 
 
pronunciation:
stak
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
in stock, out of stock
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part of speech: verb
inflections: stocked, stocking, stocks
definition: to supply with goods.
They stocked the shelves with cans.
similar words:
appoint, equip, fill, furnish, provide
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: things that you keep that are ready for use or for sale at any time; supply.
My parents keep a stock of extra food in the house.That store has a large stock of shoes in all sizes.
definition 2: the value of a company, divided into equal shares and sold to people or groups.
They own several shares of stock in a software company.
synonyms:
share
similar words:
stake
phrase: in stock
phrase: out of stock
derivations: stocklike (adj.), stocker (n.)
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