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stock (n):
any animals kept for use or profit
stock (n):
an ornamental white cravat
stock (n):
the merchandise that a shop has on hand
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they carried a vast inventory of hardware.
they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory
stock (n):
the handle end of some implements or tools
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he grabbed the cue by the stock
stock (n):
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
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the rifle had been fitted with a special stock
stock (n):
lumber used in the construction of something
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they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter
stock (n):
liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces
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she made gravy with a base of beef stock
stock (n):
a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
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he experimented on a particular breed of white rats.
he created a new strain of sheep

Related Words: breed
stock (n):
the descendants of one individual
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his entire lineage has been warriors
Related Words: descentlineparentage
stock (n):
any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia
stock (n):
any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers
stock (n):
a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants
stock (n):
persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
stock (n):
a supply of something available for future use
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he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars
Related Words: store
stock (n):
the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
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he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
stock (n):
a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation
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the value of his stocks doubled during the past year
stock (n):
the reputation and popularity a person has
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his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor
stock (v):
put forth and grow sprouts or shoots
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the plant sprouted early this year
Related Words: sprout
stock (v):
have on hand
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Do you carry kerosene heaters?
Related Words: pile
stock (v):
provide or furnish with a stock of something
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stock the larder with meat
stock (v):
amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
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let's stock coffee as long as prices are low
stock (v):
supply with livestock
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stock a farm
stock (v):
supply with fish
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stock a lake
stock (v):
equip with a stock
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stock a rifle
stock (s):
repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
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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'

Related Words: banalcommonplacetrite
stock (s):
regularly and widely used or sold
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a standard size.
a stock item
stock (s):
routine
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a stock answer
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