- 1. stock, capital, working capital
- usage: 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"
- 2. stock, inventory, merchandise, ware, product
- usage: 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"
- 3. stock, gunstock, handle, grip, handgrip, hold, support
- usage: 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"
- 4. stock certificate, stock, security, certificate
- usage: a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year"
- 5. store, stock, fund, accumulation
- usage: a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
- 6. lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock, genealogy, family tree
- usage: the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
- 7. breed, strain, stock, variety, animal group
- usage: 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"
- 8. broth, stock, soup
- usage: 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"
- 9. stock, repute, reputation
- usage: the reputation and popularity a person has; "his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor"
- 10. stock, caudex, stalk, stem
- usage: persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
- 11. stock, plant part, plant structure
- usage: a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants
- 12. stock, gillyflower, flower
- usage: any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers
- 13. Malcolm stock, stock, flower
- usage: any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia
- 14. stock, lumber, timber
- usage: lumber used in the construction of something; "they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter"
- 15. stock, handle, grip, handgrip, hold
- usage: the handle end of some implements or tools; "he grabbed the cue by the stock"
- 16. neckcloth, stock, cravat
- usage: an ornamental white cravat
- 17. livestock, stock, farm animal, placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal
- usage: any animals kept for use or profit
- 1. stock, carry, stockpile, have, have got, hold
- usage: have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"
- 2. stock, equip, fit, fit out, outfit
- usage: equip with a stock; "stock a rifle"
- 3. stock, supply, provide, render, furnish
- usage: supply with fish; "stock a lake"
- 4. stock, supply, provide, render, furnish
- usage: supply with livestock; "stock a farm"
- 5. stock, buy in, stock up, supply, provide, render, furnish
- usage: 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"
- 6. stock, supply, provide, render, furnish
- usage: provide or furnish with a stock of something; "stock the larder with meat"
- 7. sprout, stock, grow, develop, produce, get, acquire
- usage: put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year"
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- 1. banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock(prenominal), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn, unoriginal (vs. original)
- usage: 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'"
- 2. stock, standard (vs. nonstandard)
- usage: routine; "a stock answer"
- 3. standard, stock, regular (vs. irregular)
- usage: regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item"
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