Synonyms for stock

Synonyms for stock DEFAULT

1. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity).

  • quarter stock
  • reacquired stock
  • treasury stock
  • capital
  • authorized shares
  • voting stock
  • preference shares
  • treasury shares
  • no-par stock
  • share
  • common stock
  • watered stock
  • common stock equivalent
  • control stock
  • authorized stock
  • preferred stock
  • common shares
  • hot stock
  • ordinary shares
  • growth stock
  • no-par-value stock
  • hot issue
  • capital stock
  • working capital
  • float
  • genuine
  • legitimate
  • superior
  • divest
  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Words that Rhyme with Stock

  • hassebrock
  • interlock
  • antilock
  • antiknock
  • bangkok
  • ballcock
  • unlock
  • undock
  • strock
  • sprock
  • skroch
  • pathak
  • o'clock
  • estok
  • elcock
  • alcock
  • ad-hoc
  • adcock
  • vlok
  • stokke
  • staack
  • srock
  • spock
  • smock
  • skok
  • shrock
  • schrock
  • schlock
  • prock
  • proch

Example sentences of the word stock


1. Noun, singular or mass
Such a stock entitles you to receive dividends for as long as the issuing company is in business.

Quotes containing the word stock


1. The arts are an even better barometer of what is happening in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress.
- Hendrik Willem Van Loon

2. If anybody is looking to rent a dancing partner for an evening, I have one left in stock. That one is me, and I am on sale ‘til Tuesday at two.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. I suppose [my life] has most resembled a blue chip stock: fairly stable, more ups than downs, and gradually trending upward over time. A good buy, a lucky buy, and I've learned that not everyone can say that about his life.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

2. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] the merchandise that a shop has on hand.

  • larboard
  • obverse
  • top
  • bottom
  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] 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.

  • handgun
  • machine gun
  • heavy weapon
  • support
  • ordnance
  • grip
  • side arm
  • handgrip
  • gun
  • pistol
  • artillery
  • shooting iron
  • hold
  • handle
  • pistol grip
  • curve
  • straight line
  • uncover
  • nonconformity
  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. stock

verb. ['ˈstɑːk'] have on hand.

  • have
  • stockpile
  • hold
  • carry
  • primary
  • unconventional
  • fashionable
  • exciting
  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] the descendants of one individual.

  • side
  • lineage
  • blood line
  • ancestry
  • blood
  • bloodline
  • kinfolk
  • stemma
  • origin
  • pedigree
  • family
  • family tree
  • line of descent
  • family line
  • kinsfolk
  • genealogy
  • parentage
  • folk
  • sept
  • line
  • phratry
  • derestrict
  • deny
  • enable
  • lose
  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces.

  • broth
  • soup
  • chicken broth
  • pot likker
  • pot liquor
  • beef broth
  • chicken stock
  • stock cube
  • liquor
  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] a special variety of domesticated animals within a species.

  • variety
  • breed
  • strain
  • species
  • animal group
  • bloodstock
  • disprove
  • disapprove
  • disagree
  • take
  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] a supply of something available for future use.

  • base
  • infrastructure
  • hoard
  • fund
  • stash
  • government issue
  • seed stock
  • accumulation
  • issue
  • store
  • provision
  • military issue
  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution
  • decrease
  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation.

  • share
  • security
  • stock certificate
  • outgo
  • block
  • recall
  • freeze
  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. stock

adjective. ['ˈstɑːk'] repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse.

  • hackneyed
  • unoriginal
  • shopworn
  • timeworn
  • trite
  • old-hat
  • threadbare
  • banal
  • commonplace
  • tired
  • lowercase
  • secondary
  • inferior
  • natural object
  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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Synonyms of stock in English:

stock


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noun

1‘cash-and-carry outlets rely on a rapid turnover of stock’

SYNONYMS

merchandise, goods, wares, articles for sale, items for sale, commodities

rare vendibles

2‘a stock of fuel’

SYNONYMS

store, supply, stockpile, reserve, hoard, cache, reservoir, accumulation, quantity, pile, heap, load

fund, bank, pool, mine, repertoire, repertory, inventory

collection, selection, assortment, variety, range

rare amassment

3‘all the stock were housed and fed in sheds’

SYNONYMS

livestock, farm animals, cattle, beasts

cows, sheep, pigs, horses, oxen, goats

flocks, herds

4‘the railway's in-service stock is being repainted’

SYNONYMS

rolling stock, trains, locomotives, carriages, wagons

machinery, equipment, apparatus, appliances, implements

5‘the value of the company's stock rose by 86 per cent’

SYNONYMS

capital, funds, assets, property

6‘stock owned by foreign investors’

SYNONYMS

investments, shares, holdings, securities, equities, bonds

portfolio

7‘I felt I was right but my stock was low with this establishment’

SYNONYMS

reputation, standing, status, repute, position

8‘he sighed and threw up his hands in a way that betrayed his French stock’

SYNONYMS

descent, ancestry, origin, origins, parentage, pedigree, lineage, line, line of descent, heritage, birth, extraction, background, family, blood, bloodline, genealogy, beginnings

rare filiation, stirps

9‘a pint of chicken stock’

10‘the stock of a tree’

SYNONYMS

trunk, tree trunk, stem, stalk

technical caudex

11‘the stock of a weapon’

SYNONYMS

handle, butt, haft, grip, shaft, shank, helve


adjective

1‘the rug comes in six stock sizes’

SYNONYMS

standard, regular, ordinary, average

readily available, widely available

staple

2‘that has been the stock response to previous economic slowdowns’

SYNONYMS

usual, routine, predictable, set, standard, staple, customary, familiar, conventional, traditional, stereotyped, clichéd, hackneyed, unoriginal, derivative, formulaic, ready-made, well worn, overused, overworked, worn out, banal, trite, platitudinous, tired, run-of-the-mill, commonplace

informal corny, old hat, hacky

ANTONYMS

original, unusual


verb

1‘most supermarkets now stock a range of organic produce’

SYNONYMS

sell, market

supply, keep, keep in stock, have, have for sale, carry, handle

offer, provide

trade in, deal in

2‘the bathroom was stocked with a variety of expensive toilet articles’

SYNONYMS

supply, provide, equip, furnish, provision

3‘I must stock up the fridge’

SYNONYMS

fill, fill up, load, restock, replenish

4‘you'd better stock up with fuel’

SYNONYMS

amass supplies of, obtain a store of, buy up, stockpile, lay in, put away, put aside, put down, store up, collect, gather, accumulate, hoard, cache

informal squirrel away, salt away, stash away


Phrases

    in stock

    ‘we can order a book for you if we don't have it in stock’


    SYNONYMS

    for sale, on sale, available, on the shelf

    take stock of

    ‘you need to take stock of the situation first’


    SYNONYMS

    review, assess, reassess, weigh up, appraise, evaluate, re-evaluate, look carefully at, make an appraisal of

    see how the land lies

    informal size up

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stalk(related)

Something resembling the stalk of a plant, such as the stem of a quill.

stockpile

A supply stored for future use, usually carefully accrued and maintained.

store

A large amount of information retained in one's memory.

trite

Worn out by constant use; no longer having freshness, originality, or novelty; stale

common

Having no special designation, status, or rank:

treasure

Accumulated or stored wealth in the form of money, jewels, or other valuables:

stash

The definition of a stash is a secret hiding place, or a group of hidden objects.

clan

An early form of social group, as in the Scottish Highlands, composed of several families claiming descent from a common ancestor, bearing the same family name, and following the same chieftain

house

The definition of a house is a building or shelter where people or animals live.

lineage

Lineage is defined as the descendants of a common ancestor.

tribe

(Stock breeding) A family of animals descended from some particular femaleprogenitor, through the female line.

birth

Birth is defined as a baby emerging from a mother's womb or the start of something.

blood

The spilling of blood; murder

descent

The fact or process of being derived or developing from a source:

genealogy

The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.

domestic animals

merchandise

(Countable) A commodity offered for sale; an article of commerce; a kind of merchandise.

produce

(Australia) Livestock and pet food supplies.

accumulation

The process of growing into a heap or a large amount.

barnyard animals

farm-animals

Plural form of farm animal

stem

The definition of a stem is the main stalk of a plant.

plant

The buildings, fixtures, and equipment, including machinery, tools, and instruments, necessary for an industrial operation or an institution:

stocks and bonds

dull(related)

commodity(related)

The definition of a commodity is something that can be traded, or any useful thing.

cow(related)

The mature female of cattle of the genus Bos.

fowl(related)

A full-grown chicken, as distinguished from a springer, etc.

horse(related)

Any of various equine mammals, such as the wild Asian species Przewalski's horse or certain extinct forms related ancestrally to the modern horse.

sheep(related)

The definition of a sheep is a woolly mammal with horns, or a slang term for a person who follows the crowd, is meek and is easily led.

band

To put a band on or around; tie with a band

breed

To produce or obtain by any natural process.

cling

To be or stay near, as if holding fast

equip

Equip is defined as to provide necessary items, training, etc. for a certain purpose.

fund

To put in a fund; accumulate

herd

(Intransitive) To associate; to ally one's self with, or place one's self among, a group or company.

hoard

To amass, usually for one's personal collection.

hope

(Archaic) To have confidence; trust.

inventory

(Operations) To take stock of the resources or items on hand; to produce an inventory.

post

(UK, horse-riding) To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, especially in trotting.

provide

Provide is defined as to supply or make available.

provision

To take preparatory action or measures:

race

Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.

replenish

Replenish is defined as to make something full or complete again.

shares

Third-person singular simple present indicative form of share

staple

To secure or fasten by means of a staple or staples.

supply

To supply is defined as to give or provide something needed.

trust

To hope confidently; to believe; usually with a phrase or infinitive clause as the object.

nonstandard(antonym)

(Linguis.) Designating or of dialects or usages, locutions, grammatical constructions, pronunciations, etc. that differ from the standard dialect

original(antonym)

(Not comparable) Newly created.

unusual(antonym)

Not usual or common; rare; exceptional

different(antonym)

Differing from all others; unusual:

truth(antonym)

fact(antonym)

Something demonstrated to exist or known to have existed:

deplete(antonym)

To draw out in its entirety, or use up, money or a nonrenewable resource such as oil.

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stock

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While share-based payment arrangements include stock options, restricted and unrestricted stock, share appreciation rights and employee stock purchase plans, this article focuses on accounting for stock options.

Fair value era

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noun

a supply of goods kept on hand for sale to customers by a merchant, distributor, manufacturer, etc.; inventory.

a quantity of something accumulated, as for future use: a stock of provisions.

livestock.

Theater. a stock company: a job in summer stock.

Finance.
  1. the outstanding capital of a company or corporation.
  2. the shares of a particular company or corporation.
  3. the certificate of ownership of such stock; stock certificate.
  4. (formerly) a tally or stick used in transactions between a debtor and a creditor.
Horticulture.
  1. Also called understock. in grafting, a stem in which the bud or scion is inserted.
  2. a stem, tree, or plant that furnishes slips or cuttings; stock plant.

the trunk or main stem of a tree or other plant, as distinguished from roots and branches.

the type from which a group of animals or plants has been derived.

a species or other related group of animals or plants.

the person from whom a given line of descent is derived; the original progenitor.

Anthropology. a line of descent or lineage; a racial or ethnic group.

Linguistics. a category consisting of language families that, because of resemblances in grammatical structure and vocabulary, are considered likely to be related by common origin.Compare family (def. 16), phylum (def. 2).

any grouping of related languages.

the handle of a whip, fishing rod, etc.

Firearms.
  1. the wooden or metal piece to which the barrel and mechanism of a rifle are attached.
  2. a part of an automatic weapon, as a machine gun, similar in position or function.

the trunk or stump of a tree, left standing.

a dull or stupid person.

something lifeless or senseless.

the main upright part of anything, especially a supporting structure.

stocks,
  1. a former instrument of punishment consisting of a framework with holes for securing the ankles and, sometimes, the wrists, used to expose an offender to public derision.Compare pillory (def. 1).
  2. a frame in which a horse or other animal is secured in a standing position for shoeing or for a veterinary operation.
  3. the frame on which a boat rests while under construction.
Nautical.
  1. a vertical shaft forming part of a rudder and controlling the rudder's movement.
  2. a transverse piece of wood or metal near the ring on some anchors.

the metal or wooden body of a carpenter's plane.

Metallurgy.
  1. material being smelted in a blast furnace.
  2. a metal piece to be forged.
Printing.
  1. a specified quality or kind of paper: glossy stock; card stock; offset stock.
  2. the paper for printing a particular job: We don't have enough stock for that large a run.

the raw material from which something is made.

Papermaking. stuff (def. 15).

Cooking. the liquor or broth prepared by boiling meat, fish, chicken, etc., with or without vegetables or seasonings, and used especially as a foundation for soups and sauces.

any of several plants belonging to the genus Matthiola, of the mustard family, especially M. incana, having fragrant white, blue, purple, reddish, or yellowish flowers.

a rhizome or rootstock.

Zoology. a compound organism, as a colony of corals.

a collar or a neckcloth fitting like a band around the neck.

Cards. the portion of a pack of cards that, in certain games, is not dealt out to the players, but is left on the table, to be drawn from as occasion requires.

an adjustable wrench for holding dies for cutting screws.

Railroads. rolling stock.

Dominoes. boneyard (def. 3).

Informal. stock car (def. 1).

Roman Catholic Church. one of a set of three metal containers for holy oil.

Geology, Mining. an irregular igneous intrusion, usually an offshoot of a batholith, often mineralized.

Archaic. a stocking.

Obsolete. the frame of a plow to which the share, handles, etc., are attached.

adjective

kept regularly on hand, as for use or sale; staple; standard: stock articles.

having as one's job the care of a concern's goods: a stock clerk.

of the common or ordinary type; in common use: a stock argument.

banal; commonplace: a stock remark.

pertaining to or designating the breeding and raising of livestock: stock farming.

Southern U.S.(chiefly Southern Appalachianand South Atlantic States). (of farm animals) being a fully grown male: a stock hog.

of or relating to the stock of a company or corporation: a stock report.

Theater.
  1. pertaining to a stock company.
  2. appearing together in a repertoire, as a company.
  3. forming part of a repertoire, as a play.
  4. being a character type fixed by convention, as in the commedia dell'-arte, a harlequinade, minstrel show, or the like.

Informal. of, relating to, or characteristic of a stock car.

verb (used with object)

to furnish with a stock or supply.

to furnish with stock, as a farm with horses, cattle, etc.

to lay up in store, as for future use.

to fasten to or provide with a stock, as a rifle, plow, bell, anchor, etc.

to put in the stocks as a punishment.

verb (used without object)

to lay in a stock of something (often followed by up).

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Idioms about stock

    in stock, on hand for use or sale: There are no more blue skirts in stock.

    lock, stock, and barrel. lock1 (def. 30).

    on the stocks,
    1. under construction, as especially a ship.
    2. in progress or preparation: a new novel on the stocks.

    out of stock, lacking a supply of, especially temporarily: We are out of stock in this item.

    take / put stock in, to put confidence in or attach importance to; believe; trust: Considering his general unreliability, I can't take stock in what he has told you.

    take stock,
    1. to make an inventory of stock on hand.
    2. to make an appraisal of resources or prospects: She took stock of her decorating scheme and decided it was time for a change.

Origin of stock

before 900; (noun) Middle English; Old English stoc(c) stump, stake, post, log; cognate with German Stock,Old Norse stokkr tree-trunk; (v.) derivative of the noun

OTHER WORDS FROM stock

stocklike,adjectivede·stock,verb (used with object)non·stock,noun,adjectivepre·stock,noun,verb (used with object)

substock,nounun·stocked,adjectivewell-stocked,adjective

Words nearby stock

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Words related to stock

goods, supply, fund, stockpile, inventory, store, reserve, property, share, confidence, sell, handle, provide, carry, equip, hoard, furnish, fill, established, set

How to use stock in a sentence

  • The stock closed at $253, more than double the $120 the price at which the company and its bankers initially valued them.

    Investors in Snowflake’s IPO should prepare for a second-day slump|Oliver Staley|September 17, 2020|Quartz

  • Taking the company public in 2012 at a valuation of about $2 billion, ServiceNow today has a stock market value of almost $90 billion.

    Meet Snowflake, one of the buzziest tech IPOs ever|Aaron Pressman|September 15, 2020|Fortune

  • As for value stocks, investors are getting the message on that front too.

    Is M&A back? Investors hope so, and that’s lifting global stocks|Bernhard Warner|September 15, 2020|Fortune

  • The worst crash in the company’s stock was a plunge of almost 95%.

    Why even the best stocks have to crash|Ben Carlson|September 13, 2020|Fortune

  • Nikola's stock lost 11 percent on Thursday and is down an additional 15 percent in Friday morning trading.

    Nikola stock craters after chairman fails to rebut fraud allegations|Timothy B. Lee|September 11, 2020|Ars Technica

  • In our headlong quest for a legally perfect society, we don’t take the time to take stock of what‘s been created so far.

    Red Tape Is Strangling Good Samaritans|Philip K. Howard|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • If his 20s were about traveling and his 30s “about taking stock,” he hopes his 40s will be about “building and expanding.”

    William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • The obnoxious meddling journalist is a stock character in fiction.

    I Blame People Who Blame the Media: Robert McCulloch’s Tone-Deaf Speech|Arthur Chu|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • On Friday, the stock market hit new highs—even as wages were stagnating.

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  • Yes, the stock market is booming but overwhelmingly Americans are unhappy with their economic situation—and for good reason.

    Voters Remind D.C. That the Economy Still Sucks|Stuart Stevens|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • Neither privately owned nor government stock is entitled to voting power.

    Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips

  • I didn't take much stock in the yarn at the time, but I'm beginning to think he had it straight.

    Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair

  • One day she had heard a man say, "If there is a drought we shall have the devil to pay with our stock before winter is over."

    Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson

  • Cotton exchanges reopened on November 16, and stock exchanges opened for restricted trading shortly thereafter.

    Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips

  • The white ranchmen in the valley were all fencing in their lands; no more free running of stock.

    Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson

British Dictionary definitions for stock


noun

  1. (sometimes plural)the total goods or raw material kept on the premises of a shop or business
  2. (as modifier)a stock clerk; stock book

a supply of something stored for future usehe keeps a good stock of whisky

finance
  1. the capital raised by a company through the issue and subscription of shares entitling their holders to dividends, partial ownership, and usually voting rights
  2. the proportion of such capital held by an individual shareholder
  3. the shares of a specified company or industry
  4. (formerly) the part of an account or tally given to a creditor
  5. the debt represented by this

standing or status

  1. farm animals, such as cattle and sheep, bred and kept for their meat, skins, etc
  2. (as modifier)stock farming

the trunk or main stem of a tree or other plant

horticulture
  1. a rooted plant into which a scion is inserted during grafting
  2. a plant or stem from which cuttings are takenSee also rootstock

the original type from which a particular race, family, group, etc, is derived

a race, breed, or variety of animals or plants

(often plural)a small pen in which a single animal can be confined

a line of descent

any of the major subdivisions of the human species; race or ethnic group

the part of a rifle, sub-machine-gun, etc, into which the barrel and firing mechanism is set: held by the firer against the shoulder

the handle of something, such as a whip or fishing rod

the main body of a tool, such as the block of a plane

short for diestock, gunstock, rolling stock

(formerly) the part of a plough to which the irons and handles were attached

the main upright part of a supporting structure

a liquid or broth in which meat, fish, bones, or vegetables have been simmered for a long time

film material before exposure and processing

metallurgy
  1. a portion of metal cut from a bar upon which a specific process, such as forging, is to be carried out
  2. the material that is smelted in a blast furnace

Also called: gillyflowerany of several plants of the genus Matthiola, such as M. incana and M. bicornis (evening or night-scented stock), of the Mediterranean region, cultivated for their brightly coloured flowers: Brassicaceae (crucifers)

Virginian stocka similar and related North American plant, Malcolmia maritima

a long usually white neckcloth wrapped around the neck, worn in the 18th century and as part of modern riding dress

cardsa pile of cards left after the deal in certain games, from which players draw

  1. the repertoire of plays available to a repertory company
  2. (as modifier)a stock play

(on some types of anchors) a crosspiece at the top of the shank under the ring

the centre of a wheel

an exposed igneous intrusion that is smaller in area than a batholith

a log or block of wood

See laughing stock

an archaic word for stocking

in stock
  1. stored on the premises or available for sale or use
  2. supplied with goods of a specified kind
out of stock
  1. not immediately available for sale or use
  2. not having goods of a specified kind immediately available
take stock
  1. to make an inventory
  2. to make a general appraisal, esp of prospects, resources, etc

take stock into attach importance to

lock, stock, and barrel See lock 1 (def. 7)

adjective

staple, standardstock sizes in clothes

(prenominal)being a cliché; hackneyeda stock phrase

verb

(tr)to keep (goods) for sale

(intr; usually foll by up or up on)to obtain a store of (something) for future use or saleto stock up on beer

(tr)to supply with live animals, fish, etcto stock a farm

(intr)(of a plant) to put forth new shoots

(tr)obsoleteto punish by putting in the stocks

See also stocks

Derived forms of stock

stocker, noun

Word Origin for stock

Old English stocc trunk (of a tree), stem, stick (the various senses developed from these meanings, as trunk of a tree, hence line of descent; structures made of timber; a store of timber or other goods for future use, hence an aggregate of goods, animals, etc); related to Old Saxon, Old High German stock stick, stump

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Scientific definitions for stock


The trunk or main stem of a tree or another plant.

A plant or stem onto which a graft is made.

A plant or tree from which cuttings and scions are taken.

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Cultural definitions for stock

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Other Idioms and Phrases with stock


see in stock; lock, stock, and barrel; make a laughing stock of; take stock; take stock in.

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