Spellcheck.net

Definitions of stock

  1. the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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'" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a special kind of domesticated animals within a species; "he experimented on a particular breed of white rats"; "he created a new variety of sheep" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. stock up on to keep for future use or sale; "let's stock coffee as long as prices are low" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. not used technically; any animals kept for use or profit Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. the merchandise that a shop has on hand; "they carried a vast inventory of hardware" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. an ornamental white cravat Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. the handle end of some implements or tools; "he grabbed the cue by the stock" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. lumber used in the construction of something; "they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. the reputation and popularity a person has; "his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. provide or furnish with a stock of something; "stock the larder with meat" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. supply with livestock; "stock a farm" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. supply with fish; "stock a lake" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. equip with a stock; "stock a rifle" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. routine; "a stock answer" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. Raw material; that out of which something is manufactured; as, paper stock. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. A plain soap which is made into toilet soap by adding perfumery, coloring matter, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. The stem, or main body, of a tree or plant; the fixed, strong, firm part; the trunk. Newage Dictionary DB
  32. The stem or branch in which a graft is inserted. Newage Dictionary DB
  33. A block of wood; something fixed and solid; a pillar; a firm support; a post. Newage Dictionary DB
  34. Hence, a person who is as dull and lifeless as a stock or post; one who has little sense. Newage Dictionary DB
  35. The principal supporting part; the part in which others are inserted, or to which they are attached. Newage Dictionary DB
  36. The wood to which the barrel, lock, etc., of a musket or like firearm are secured; also, a long, rectangular piece of wood, which is an important part of several forms of gun carriage. Newage Dictionary DB
  37. The handle or contrivance by which bits are held in boring; a bitstock; a brace. Newage Dictionary DB
  38. The block of wood or metal frame which constitutes the body of a plane, and in which the plane iron is fitted; a plane stock. Newage Dictionary DB
  39. The wooden or iron crosspiece to which the shank of an anchor is attached. See Illust. of Anchor. Newage Dictionary DB
  40. The support of the block in which an anvil is fixed, or of the anvil itself. Newage Dictionary DB
  41. A handle or wrench forming a holder for the dies for cutting screws; a diestock. Newage Dictionary DB
  42. 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. See Counterfoil. Newage Dictionary DB
  43. The original progenitor; also, the race or line of a family; the progenitor of a family and his direct descendants; lineage; family. Newage Dictionary DB
  44. Money or capital which an individual or a firm employs in business; fund; in the United States, the capital of a bank or other company, in the form of transferable shares, each of a certain amount; money funded in government securities, called also the public funds; in the plural, property consisting of shares in joint-stock companies, or in the obligations of a government for its funded debt; -- so in the United States, but in England the latter only are called stocks, and the former shares. Newage Dictionary DB
  45. Same as Stock account, below. Newage Dictionary DB
  46. Supply provided; store; accumulation; especially, a merchant's or manufacturer's store of goods; as, to lay in a stock of provisions. Newage Dictionary DB
  47. Domestic animals or beasts collectively, used or raised on a farm; as, a stock of cattle or of sheep, etc.; -- called also live stock. Newage Dictionary DB
  48. That portion of a pack of cards not distributed to the players at the beginning of certain games, as gleek, etc., but which might be drawn from afterward as occasion required; a bank. Newage Dictionary DB
  49. A thrust with a rapier; a stoccado. Newage Dictionary DB
  50. A covering for the leg, or leg and foot; as, upper stocks (breeches); nether stocks (stockings). Newage Dictionary DB
  51. A kind of stiff, wide band or cravat for the neck; as, a silk stock. Newage Dictionary DB
  52. A frame of timber, with holes in which the feet, or the feet and hands, of criminals were formerly confined by way of punishment. Newage Dictionary DB
  53. The frame or timbers on which a ship rests while building. Newage Dictionary DB
  54. Red and gray bricks, used for the exterior of walls and the front of buildings. Newage Dictionary DB
  55. Any cruciferous plant of the genus Matthiola; as, common stock (Matthiola incana) (see Gilly-flower); ten-weeks stock (M. annua). Newage Dictionary DB
  56. An irregular metalliferous mass filling a large cavity in a rock formation, as a stock of lead ore deposited in limestone. Newage Dictionary DB
  57. A race or variety in a species. Newage Dictionary DB
  58. In tectology, an aggregate or colony of persons (see Person), as trees, chains of salpae, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  59. The beater of a fulling mill. Newage Dictionary DB
  60. A liquid or jelly containing the juices and soluble parts of meat, and certain vegetables, etc., extracted by cooking; -- used in making soup, gravy, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  61. To lay up; to put aside for future use; to store, as merchandise, and the like. Newage Dictionary DB
  62. To provide with material requisites; to store; to fill; to supply; as, to stock a warehouse, that is, to fill it with goods; to stock a farm, that is, to supply it with cattle and tools; to stock land, that is, to occupy it with a permanent growth, especially of grass. Newage Dictionary DB
  63. To suffer to retain milk for twenty-four hours or more previous to sale, as cows. Newage Dictionary DB
  64. To put in the stocks. Newage Dictionary DB
  65. Used or employed for constant service or application, as if constituting a portion of a stock or supply; standard; permanent; standing; as, a stock actor; a stock play; a stock sermon. Newage Dictionary DB
  66. 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. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  67. To store up; fill; supply; as, to stock a warehouse. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  68. To take in or obtain supplies. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  69. Kept in stock, or on hand. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  70. A supply of any material kept on hand ready for use. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  71. 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. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  72. To store: to supply: to fill. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  73. A favorite garden-flower. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  74. A neckcloth. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  75. Stem of a tree or plant; post; family or race; a fund; store; capital; cattle; kind of cravat. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  76. To furnish; supply; fill. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  77. To furnish with stock. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  78. To lay by for the future. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  79. To lay in or provide supplies. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  80. Continually kept ready; standing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  81. The trunk or main support of a plant. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  82. Lineage; family. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  83. Domestic animals. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  84. Goods and merchandise employed in trade. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  85. Any reserve supply. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  86. Certificates of shares or indebtedness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  87. The handle of a gun, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  88. A support, as for a vessel, during construction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  89. A block, stake, or log of wood; anything heavy and senseless. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  90. Kept in stock. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  91. A frame in which the legs of criminals were confined by way of punishment; the frame on which a ship rests while building; the public funds. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  92. The stem of a tree or other plant; a post; a dull, stupid, senseless person; the frame of a musket; a neck-tie; original progenitor; lineage; a family; a fund; capital; share of a public debt; store; the domestic animals or beasts belonging to a farm; the stock gilly-flower. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  93. To store; to supply; to fill; to lay up in store; to pack; to supply with domestic animals; to supply with seed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  94. The stem or trunk of a tree or plant; the stem or branch in which a graft is inserted; anything fixed or set; a post; a log; a piece of solid wood forming the sustaining part, as of an anchor or a firearm; the handle of anything; a stupid senseless person; the original progenitor; the race or line of a family; a stiff band used as a tie for the neck. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  95. Money or goods employed in trade, manufacturing, banking, &c.; the beasts, &c., on a farm; supply provided; quantity on hand; store or accumulation from which supplies may be obtained. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  96. Serviceable for constant use or application; permanent; standing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  97. To store; to supply; to fill sufficiently. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  98. The money collectively lent by individuals to a government; the public funds, being, as it were, receptacles opened by the state into which the contributions of the public might be poured, as into the charity-trunks in churches; government scrip; a wooden frame into the openings of which the legs of a person may be stocked or set fast, formerly used as a temporary punishment for petty crimes and misdemeanours; certain flowers having stems or stalks; the timbers on which a ship rests while building. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  99. An asexual zooid which produces sexual zooids of one sex by gemmation, as in Polychaets. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  100. [Anglo-Saxon] An asexual zooid which produces sexual zooids of one sex by gemmation, as in Polychaets (zool.). na
  101. The wood to which the barrel, lock, etc., of a rifle or like firearm are secured; also, a long, rectangular piece of wood, which is an important part of several forms of gun carriage. dictgcide_fs
  102. Money or capital which an individual or a firm employs in business; fund; in the United States, the capital of a bank or other company, in the form of transferable shares, each of a certain amount; money funded in government securities, called also the public funds; in the plural, property consisting of shares in joint-stock companies, or in the obligations of a government for its funded debt; so in the United States, but in England the latter only are called stocks, and the former shares. dictgcide_fs
  103. Domestic animals or beasts collectively, used or raised on a farm; as, a stock of cattle or of sheep, etc.; called also live stock. dictgcide_fs
  104. Any cruciferous plant of the genus Matthiola; as, common stock (Matthiola incana) (see Gilly-flower); ten-weeks stock (Matthiola annua). dictgcide_fs
  105. A liquid or jelly containing the juices and soluble parts of meat, and certain vegetables, etc., extracted by cooking; used in making soup, gravy, etc. dictgcide_fs
  106. Used or employed for constant service or application, as if constituting a portion of a stock or supply; standard; permanent; standing; as, a stock actor; a stock play; a stock phrase; a stock response; a stock sermon. dictgcide_fs
  107. stok, n. something stuck or thrust in: the stem of a tree or plant: the trunk which receives a graft: a post, a log: anything fixed solid and senseless: a stupid person: the crank-shaped handle of a centre-bit: the wood in which the barrel of a firearm is fixed: the cross-piece of timber into which the shank of an anchor is inserted: the part to which others are attached: the original progenitor: family: a fund, capital, shares of a public debt: store: the cattle, horses, and other useful animals kept on a farm: the liquor or broth obtained by boiling meat, the foundation for soup: a stiff band worn as a cravat, often fastened with a buckle at the back: (pl.) an instrument in which the legs of offenders were confined: the frame for a ship while building: the public funds.--v.t. to store: to supply: to fill: to supply with domestic animals or stock: to refrain from milking cows for 24 hours or more previous to sale.--adj. kept in stock, standing.--ns. STOCK'BREED'ER, one who raises live-stock; STOCK'BROKER, a broker who deals in stocks or shares; STOCK'BROKING, the business of a stockbroker; STOCK'-DOVE, the wild pigeon of Europe; STOCK'-EP'ITHET, any ordinary and conventional epithet; STOCK'-EXCHANGE', the place where stocks are bought and sold: an association of sharebrokers and dealers; STOCK'-FARM'ER, a farmer who rears live-stock, as cattle, &c.; STOCK'-FEED'ER, one who feeds or fattens live-stock; STOCK'HOLDER, one who holds stocks in the public funds, or in a company; STOCK'-IN-TRADE, the whole goods a shopkeeper keeps on sale: a person's mental resources; STOCK'-JOB'BER; STOCK'-JOB'BERY, -JOB'BING, speculating in stocks; STOCK'-LIST, a list of stocks and current prices regularly issued; STOCK'MAN, a herdsman who has the charge of stock on a sheep-run in Australia; STOCK'-MAR'KET, a market for the sale of stocks, the stock-exchange; STOCK'-POT, the pot in which the stock for soup is kept; STOCK'-RID'ER, a herdsman on an Australian station; STOCK'-SADD'LE, a saddle with heavy tree and iron horn; STOCK'-ST[=A]'TION, a station where stock and cattle are reared; STOCK'-WHIP, a whip with short handle and long lash for use in herding; STOCK'WORK, a deposit in which the ore is distributed all over it; STOCK'YARD, a large yard with pens, stables, &c. where cattle are kept for slaughter, market, &c.--TAKE STOCK, to make an inventory of goods on hand: to make an estimate of; TAKE STOCK IN, to take a share in, to put confidence in. [A.S. stocc, a stick; Ger. stock.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  108. stok, n. a favourite garden-flower. [Orig. called stock-gillyflower, to distinguish it from the stemless clove-pink, called the gillyflower.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  109. Stump, butt, main trunk, plant into which graft is inserted, bodypiece serving as base or holder or handle for working parts of implement or machine, (source of) family or breed, raw material of manufacture, store ready for drawing on, equipment for trade or pursuit, (they nest in the ss. of trees, archaic use; ss. & stones, inanimate things, lethargic persons; laughing, gazing, &c., -s., butt for ridicule &c.; must be grafted on a sound s.; s. of rifle, plane, plough, main part, usu. of wood, into which barrel, blade, share, &c., are fastened; s. of bit, brace; s. of anvil, base it rests on; s. of anchor, crossbar; lock, s., & barrel fig., completely, root& branch; comes of a good, Puritan, treacherous, &c., s., family of distinct character; polyp &c. -s. in Zool., aggregate organism; paper &c. s., rags &c. from which paper &c. is made; soup-s. or usUnited States, liquor made by stewing bones &c. as basis for any sort of soup; has a great s. of information, hardware; Rolling s.; take over a farm with the s., its animals, also live s., & implements, also dead s.; s.-in-trade, all requisites for a trade, also fig. as the politician\'s s.-in-t. of a dozen catch-words; renew one\'s s.; lay in a s. of; have in s., have ready without need of procuring specially; take s., review one\'s s. for accurate knowledge of what one has in s.; so s.-taking n.; take s. of fig., observe with a view to estimating character &c. of; s. argument, comparison, remark, joke, &c., one that requires no fresh thought but is always at hand& perpetually repeated whether by individual or by people in general); kinds (common or ten-weeks, Virginia, &c., s.) of fragrant-flowered usu. hoary-leaved garden plant (orig. s.-gilliflower, named as having stronger stem than clove-gilliflower or pink); (pl., hist.) timber frame with holes for feet and sometimes hands in which petty offenders were confined in sitting position: (pl.) timbers on which ship rests while building (on the ss., in construction or preparation, often transf.); stiff wide band of leather or other material formerly worn round neck, now displaced in general use by collar& tie, but surviving in some military uniforms& sometimes revived in modified forms by fashion; (Finance) money lent to a government& involving payment of fixed interest to lenders or whomsoever their rights have passed to by purchase &c. (buy, hold, s., the right to receive such interest on some amount of s.; the ss., State\'s funded debts as a whole; has money, £50,000, in the ss.; take s. in fig., concern oneself with), capital of corporation or company contributed by individuals for prosecution of some undertaking& divided into (esp. £100) shares entitling holders to proportion of profits (also JOINT-s.; bank, railway, &c., s.; PREFERENCE or preferred s.; s. certificate; WATER s.); s.-account, -book, showing amount of goods laid in& amount disposed of; s.-breeder, raiser of live s.; s.-broker, -king, (person engaged in) buying& selling for clients on commission of ss. held by s.-jobbers; s.-car, cattle-truck; stockdove, European wild pigeon smaller& darker than rockdove; s. exchange, place where ss. & shares are publicly bought& sold, esp. the S. E., (building in London occupied by) association of dealers in ss. conducting business according to fixed rules (is on the S. E., a member of this association); s.-farm (er), that breeds lives.; stockfish, cod& similar fish split& dried in sun without salt; s.-gang, gang of saws in frame cutting log into boards at one passage; s.-jobber, -bing, -bery, (person engaged in) speculating in ss. with view of profiting by fluctuations in price, cf. s.-broker; s.-list, daily or periodical s.-exchange publication giving current prices of ss. &c.; s.-man (Austral.), man in charge of live s.; s.-market, s. exchange or transactions on it; s.-owl, the great eagle-owl; s.-pot, for making or keeping soup-s.; s.-rider (Austral.), herdsman on unfenced station; s.-still, motionless; s.-whip, with short handle& long lash for herding cattle; s.-yard, enclosure with pens &c. for sorting or temporary keeping of cattle; hence stockless a. (esp. of gun, anchor, &c.). (Vb) fit (gun &c.) with s.; (Hist.) confine in the ss.; provide (shop, farm, &c.) with goods or live s. or requisites (a well-stocked larder, library &c.); keep (goods) in s. (we do not s. the out sizes); fill or cover (land) with permanent growth esp. of pasture-grass; (of plant) = TILLER. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  110. Direct line of descent; race, lineage, family. [Old Eng.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  111. n. [Anglo-Saxon; German, Icelandic] The stem or main body of a tree or plant; the fixed, strong, firm part ;-the stem or branch in which a graft is inserted ; - something fixed, solid, and senseless ; a post ;-hence, one who is as dull as a post ;-the principal supporting part ; the wood to which the barrel, lock, &c., of a fire-arm are secured ; -the wooden handle by which bits are held in boring; a brace;-the block of wood which constitutes the body of a plane ;-the piece of timber in which the shank of an anchor is inserted ;-the block in which an anvil is fixed ;-an adjustable wrench for holding dive for cutting screws ;-the part of a tally struck in the exchequer which is delivered to the person who has lent the king money on account-a fund ; capital; the money or goods invested or employed in trade, manufacture, banking, agriculture, shipping, &c.;- also, the amount or value of goods on hand of a trader, manufacturer, &c. ;-Government securities :-a share or shares in a national, municipal, or other public debt ; a share or shares in joint-stock companies, as bank, mining, railway, insurance, &c.:-in bookkeeping, the account which is debited with all the sums contributed or added to the capital of the concern, and credited with whatever is at any time withdrawn ;- bulk ; body ; quantity ; store-usually, ample store ;-the progenitor or head of a tribe or race ; lineage ; descendants ; -a band or cravat worn round the neck :-domestic animals or beasts used or raised on a farm ; -pl. A frame with holes in which the feet and hands of criminals were confined by way of punishment;- pl. The frame or timbers on which a ship rests while building ;-a flowering, cruciferous plant, several species of which are cultivated for ornament. Cabinet Dictionary

What are the misspellings for stock?

X