alphabet

Stock

Definition of stock:

part of speech: noun

Something stuck or thrust in: the stem of a tree or plant: a post: a stupid person: the part to which others are attached: the original progenitor: family: a fund: capital: shares of a public debt: shares of capital in railroad and other corporations: store: cattle:- pl. STOCKS, an instrument in which the legs of criminals are confined: the frame for a ship while building: the public funds of Great Britain, the Consols.

part of speech: verb

To store: to supply: to fill.

part of speech: verb

To furnish; supply; fill.

part of speech: noun

A favorite garden- flower.

part of speech: adjective

Kept in stock, or on hand.

part of speech: noun

An asexual zooid which produces sexual zooids of one sex by gemmation, as in Polychaets.

part of speech: noun

The trunk or stem of a tree or plant; a pillar, log, or post; a trunk or plant in which a graft is placed; race, line of descent, family, or relationship; domestic animals raised on a farm, etc.: called live stock; a garden flower with a woody stem; the wooden part of a firearm to which the barrel and lock are attached; as, a gunstock; foundation of soups, etc.; a fund due to persons for money loaned, or the securities for such a fund; the capital of a company or corporation; also, the shares of capital in a company; the capital or goods in a business; hence, any store or supply; a wide, close- fitting band of silk, etc., worn about the neck.

part of speech: verb

To take in or obtain supplies.

part of speech: verb

To store up; fill; supply; as, to stock a warehouse.

part of speech: noun

Stem of a tree or plant; post; family or race; a fund; store; capital; cattle; kind of cravat.

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