Associations to the word «Stock»


STOCK, noun. A store or supply
STOCK, noun. (operations) A store of goods ready for sale; inventory.
STOCK, noun. A supply of anything ready for use.
STOCK, noun. Railroad rolling stock.
STOCK, noun. In a card game, a stack of undealt cards made available to the players.
STOCK, noun. Farm or ranch animals; livestock.
STOCK, noun. The population of a given type of animal (especially fish) available to be captured from the wild for economic use.
STOCK, noun. (finance) The capital raised by a company through the issue of shares. The total of shares held by an individual shareholder.
STOCK, noun. The price or value of the stock for a company on the stock market
STOCK, noun. (figurative) The measure of how highly a person or institution is valued.
STOCK, noun. Any of several types of security that are similar to a stock, or marketed like one.
STOCK, noun. The raw material from which things are made; feedstock.
STOCK, noun. The type of paper used in printing.
STOCK, noun. Undeveloped film; film stock.
STOCK, noun. Plain soap before it is coloured and perfumed.
STOCK, noun. Stock theater, summer stock theater.
STOCK, noun. The trunk and woody main stems of a tree. The base from which something grows or branches.
STOCK, noun. (horticulture) The plant upon which the scion is grafted.
STOCK, noun. Lineage, family, ancestry
STOCK, noun. (linguistics) A larger grouping of language families: a superfamily or macrofamily.
STOCK, noun. Any of the several species of cruciferous flowers in the genus Matthiola.
STOCK, noun. A handle or stem to which the working part of an implement or weapon is attached
STOCK, noun. The part of a rifle or shotgun that rests against the shooter's shoulder.
STOCK, noun. The handle of a whip, fishing rod, etc.
STOCK, noun. Part of a machine that supports items or holds them in place.
STOCK, noun. The headstock of a lathe, drill, etc.
STOCK, noun. The tailstock of a lathe
STOCK, noun. A bar, stick or rod
STOCK, noun. A ski pole
STOCK, noun. (nautical) A bar going through an anchor, perpendicular to the flukes.
STOCK, noun. (nautical) The axle attached to the rudder, which transfers the movement of the helm to the rudder.
STOCK, noun. (geology) A pipe (vertical cylinder of ore)
STOCK, noun. A bed for infants; a crib, cot, or cradle
STOCK, noun. (folklore) A piece of wood magically made to be just like a real baby and substituted for it by magical beings.
STOCK, noun. (uncountable) (countable) Broth made from meat (originally bones) or vegetables, used as a basis for stew or soup.
STOCK, noun. A necktie or cravat, particularly a wide necktie popular in the eighteenth century, often seen today as a part of formal wear for horse riding competitions.
STOCK, noun. A piece of black cloth worn under a clerical collar.
STOCK, noun. (obsolete) A cover for the legs; a stocking
STOCK, noun. A block of wood; something fixed and solid; a pillar; a firm support; a post.
STOCK, noun. (by extension) (obsolete) A person who is as dull and lifeless as a stock or post; one who has little sense.
STOCK, noun. (UK) (historical) The part of a tally formerly struck in the exchequer, which was delivered to the person who had lent the king money on account, as the evidence of indebtedness.
STOCK, noun. (shipbuilding) (in the plural) The frame or timbers on which a ship rests during construction.
STOCK, noun. (UK) (in the plural) Red and grey bricks, used for the exterior of walls and the front of buildings.
STOCK, noun. (biology) In tectology, an aggregate or colony of individuals, such as as trees, chains of salpae, etc.
STOCK, noun. The beater of a fulling mill.
STOCK, verb. To have on hand for sale.
STOCK, verb. To provide with material requisites; to store; to fill; to supply.
STOCK, verb. To allow (cows) to retain milk for twenty-four hours or more prior to sale.
STOCK, verb. To put in the stocks as punishment.
STOCK, verb. (nautical) To fit (an anchor) with a stock, or to fasten the stock firmly in place.
STOCK, verb. (card games) (dated) To arrange cards in a certain manner for cheating purposes; to stack the deck.
STOCK, adjective. Of a type normally available for purchase/in stock.
STOCK, adjective. (racing) (of a race car) Having the same configuration as cars sold to the non-racing public, or having been modified from such a car.
STOCK, adjective. Straightforward, ordinary, very basic.
STOCK, noun. A thrust with a rapier; a stoccado.
STOCK ACCOUNT, noun. An account on a merchant's ledger, one side of which shows the original capital, or stock, and the additions thereto by accumulation or contribution, the other side showing the amounts withdrawn.
STOCK BALL, noun. (cricket) the type of ball (such as an off break) that a particular bowler most frequently bowls
STOCK BALLS, noun. Plural of stock ball
STOCK CAR, noun. A racing car, such as those sanctioned by NASCAR and ARCA, based on one of the regular production models available for purchase by the public.
STOCK CAR, noun. A railway car for carrying cattle.
STOCK CARS, noun. Plural of stock car
STOCK CERTIFICATE, noun. A paper certifying its bearer's ownership of shares (in a certain quantity) in a corporation.
STOCK CERTIFICATES, noun. Plural of stock certificate
STOCK CHARACTER, noun. Any fictional character drawn from some stereotype who is instantly recognizable.
STOCK CHARACTERS, noun. Plural of stock character
STOCK COMPANIES, noun. Plural of stock company
STOCK COMPANY, noun. (finance) An incorporated company the capital of which is represented by marketable shares having a certain equal par value.
STOCK COMPANY, noun. A company of actors regularly employed at one theater, or permanently acting together in various plays under one management.
STOCK CUBE, noun. Preserved vegetable, meat or seasonings compressed and put into a cube shape
STOCK CUBES, noun. Plural of stock cube
STOCK DOVE, noun. (UK) the stock pigeon.
STOCK DOWN, verb. To sow, as ploughed land, with grass seed.
STOCK EXCHANGE, noun. A building that trades stocks in of companies for money and vice versa.
STOCK EXCHANGE, noun. An organisation that trades stocks in of companies for money and vice versa.
STOCK EXCHANGES, noun. Plural of stock exchange
STOCK IN TRADE, noun. Alternative spelling of stock-in-trade
STOCK LOAN, noun. (finance) A loan structure using free-trading stock or in some cases restricted stock as collateral.
STOCK LOAN, noun. (finance) (used in securities brokerages and investment banking) The loan of securities by one broker to another, such as to cover a customer short sale. More commonly known as securities lending.
STOCK LOANS, noun. Plural of stock loan
STOCK LOCK, noun. A lock enclosed in a wooden case and attached to the face of a door.
STOCK MARKET, noun. A market for the trading of company stock.
STOCK MARKET, noun. (rare) A cattle market.
STOCK MARKET CRASH, noun. (finance) A sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of a stock market.
STOCK MARKET CRASHES, noun. Plural of stock market crash
STOCK PHRASE, noun. (idiomatic) A phrase frequently or habitually used by a person or group, and thus associated with them.
STOCK PICKER, noun. Alternative spelling of stockpicker
STOCK PICKER, noun. A person or machine that gathers stock from a warehouse to fill an order.
STOCK PICKERS, noun. Plural of stock picker
STOCK PIGEON, noun. A species of pigeon, Columba oenas.
STOCK PIGEONS, noun. Plural of stock pigeon
STOCK PROD, noun. Alternative term for cattle prod
STOCK PROMOTER, noun. A person who encourages others to purchase shares in publicly traded companies.
STOCK ROOM, noun. Alternative form of stockroom
STOCK SHEET, noun. (philately) A strong card, typically black, with firm clear plastic strips placed horizontally, used to store or display stamps.
STOCK SYMBOL, noun. Short form of stock ticker symbol.
STOCK SYMBOLS, noun. Plural of stock symbol
STOCK TICKER, noun. A device, used primarily in the 20th century, which printed prices and volumes of stock trades on paper tape as the data became available.
STOCK TICKER, noun. Any device or display showing price and volumes of stock trades as the data become available.
STOCK TICKER SYMBOL, noun. A unique series of letters assigned to a company or other security for trading purposes
STOCK TICKER SYMBOLS, noun. Plural of stock ticker symbol
STOCK TICKERS, noun. Plural of stock ticker
STOCK UP, verb. (intransitive) To acquire or increase stock
STOCK UP, verb. (intransitive) To swell up (usually refers to edema in a leg)
STOCK UP, verb. To extirpate; to dig up.
STOCK VARIABLE, noun. (economics) (accounting) A variable whose value depends on an instant rather than on a period of time.
STOCK VEHICLE, noun. A vehicle that is kept and maintained to legal specifications.

Dictionary definition

STOCK, noun. 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, noun. 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, noun. 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, noun. A certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year".
STOCK, noun. A supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars".
STOCK, noun. The descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors".
STOCK, noun. 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".
STOCK, noun. 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, noun. The reputation and popularity a person has; "his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor".
STOCK, noun. Persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant.
STOCK, noun. A plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants.
STOCK, noun. Any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers.
STOCK, noun. Any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia.
STOCK, noun. Lumber used in the construction of something; "they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter".
STOCK, noun. The handle end of some implements or tools; "he grabbed the cue by the stock".
STOCK, noun. An ornamental white cravat.
STOCK, noun. Any animals kept for use or profit.
STOCK, verb. Have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?".
STOCK, verb. Equip with a stock; "stock a rifle".
STOCK, verb. Supply with fish; "stock a lake".
STOCK, verb. Supply with livestock; "stock a farm".
STOCK, verb. 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, verb. Provide or furnish with a stock of something; "stock the larder with meat".
STOCK, verb. Put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year".
STOCK, adjective. 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, adjective. Routine; "a stock answer".
STOCK, adjective. Regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item".

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