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KK Pronunciation

〔 stɑk 〕


〔 stɒk 〕

Overview of noun stock

The noun stock has 17 senses

  • stock -- (the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity); "he owns a controlling share of the company's stock")

  • stock, inventory -- (the merchandise that a shop has on hand; "they carried a vast inventory of hardware"; "they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory")

  • stock, gunstock -- (the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; "the rifle had been fitted with a special stock")

  • stock certificate, stock -- (a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year")

  • store, stock, fund -- (a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars")

  • lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock -- (the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors")

  • breed, strain, stock -- (a special variety of domesticated animals within a species; "he experimented on a particular breed of white rats"; "he created a new strain of sheep")

  • broth, stock -- (liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces; "she made gravy with a base of beef stock")

  • stock -- (the reputation and popularity a person has; "his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor")

  • stock, caudex -- (persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant)

  • stock -- (a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants)

  • stock, gillyflower -- (any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers)

  • Malcolm stock, stock -- (any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia)

  • stock -- (lumber used in the construction of something; "they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter")

  • stock -- (the handle end of some implements or tools; "he grabbed the cue by the stock")

  • neckcloth, stock -- (an ornamental white cravat)

  • livestock, stock, farm animal -- (any animals kept for use or profit)

Overview of verb stock

The verb stock has 7 senses

  • stock, carry, stockpile -- (have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?")

  • stock -- (equip with a stock; "stock a rifle")

  • stock -- (supply with fish; "stock a lake")

  • stock -- (supply with livestock; "stock a farm")

  • stock, buy in, stock up -- (amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use; "let's stock coffee as long as prices are low")

  • stock -- (provide or furnish with a stock of something; "stock the larder with meat")

  • sprout, stock -- (put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year")

Overview of adj stock

The adj stock has 3 senses

  • banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn -- (repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'")

  • stock -- (routine; "a stock answer")

  • standard, stock -- (regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item")