Definition of Stock


  • any animals kept for use or profit
    - farm animal
  • an ornamental white cravat
  • the handle end of some implements or tools
    "he grabbed the cue by the stock"
  • lumber used in the construction of something
    "they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter"
  • any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia
    - malcolm stock
  • any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers
  • a plant or stem onto which a graft is made
    especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants
  • persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
  • the reputation and popularity a person has
    "his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor"
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • the descendants of one individual
    "his entire lineage has been warriors"
    - line of descent - blood line
  • a supply of something available for future use
    "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
  • a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation
    "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year"
    - stock certificate
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • 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"


  • put forth and grow sprouts or shoots
    "the plant sprouted early this year"
  • provide or furnish with a stock of something
    "stock the larder with meat"
  • 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"
    - buy in - stock up
  • supply with livestock
    "stock a farm"
  • supply with fish
    "stock a lake"
  • equip with a stock
    "stock a rifle"
  • have on hand
    "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"


  • regularly and widely used or sold
    "a standard size"
    "a stock item"
  • routine
    "a stock answer"
  • 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'"
    - old hat - well worn
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble stock

21 unscramble word found using the letters stock.

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