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Adjective stock has 3 senses
  1. banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn - 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'"
    Antonym: original (indirect, via unoriginal)
  2. stock - routine; "a stock answer"
    Antonym:
    nonstandard (indirect, via standard)
  3. standard, stock - regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item"
    Antonym: irregular (indirect, via regular)
Noun stock has 17 senses
  1. stock - 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"
    --1 is a kind of
    capital, working capital
    --1 has part: share
    --1 has particulars:
     common stock, common shares, ordinary shares; no-par-value stock, no-par stock; preferred stock, preferred shares, preference shares; float; common stock equivalent; control stock; growth stock; hot stock, hot issue; authorized shares, authorized stock, capital stock; quarter stock; treasury stock, treasury shares, reacquired stock; voting stock; watered stock
  2. broth, stock - 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"
    --2 is a kind of soup
    --2 has particulars:
     liquor, pot liquor, pot likker; beef broth, beef stock; chicken broth, chicken stock; stock cube
  3. stock, inventory - the merchandise that a shop has on hand; "they carried a vast inventory of hardware"
    --3 is a kind of merchandise, wares, product
    Derived forms: verb stock5, verb stock1
  4. store, stock, fund - a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
    --4 is a kind of accumulation
    --4 has particulars:
     infrastructure, base; hoard, cache, stash; provision; issue, military issue, government issue; seed stock
    Derived forms: verb stock3, verb stock6, verb stock5, verb stock1
  5. livestock, stock, farm animal - not used technically; any animals kept for use or profit
    --5 is a kind of placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal
  6. lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock - the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
    --6 is a kind of genealogy, family tree
    --6 has particulars:
     family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry; breed; side
  7. stock, gunstock - 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"
    --7 is a kind of handle, grip, handgrip, hold; support
    --7 is a part of
     pistol, handgun, side arm, shooting iron; gun; artillery, heavy weapon, gun, ordnance; machine gun
    --7 has particulars: pistol grip
    Derived form: verb stock2
  8. stock - the reputation and popularity a person has; "his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor"
    --8 is a kind of
    repute, reputation
  9. breed, strain, 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"
    --9 is a kind of variety; animal group
    --9 is a member of species
    --9 has particulars: bloodstock; pedigree
    Derived form: verb stock4
  10. stock - lumber used in the construction of something; "they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter"
    --10 is a kind of
    lumber, timber
  11. stock certificate, stock - a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year"
    --11 is a kind of security, certificate
    --11 has particulars: share
  12. Malcolm stock, stock - any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia
    --12 is a kind of flower
    --12 is a member of Malcolmia, genus Malcolmia
  13. stock - a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants
    --13 is a kind of
    plant part, plant structure
    --13 has particulars: rootstock
    Derived form: verb stock7
  14. stock, gillyflower - any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers
    --14 is a kind of flower
    --14 is a member of Matthiola, genus Matthiola
    --14 has particulars: brompton stock, Matthiola incana
  15. stock - the handle end of some implements or tools; "he grabbed the cue by the stock"
    --15 is a kind of
    handle, grip, handgrip, hold
    --15 is a part of
     fishing rod, fishing pole; whip; cue, cue stick, pool cue, pool stick
    --15 has particulars: brace, bitstock; butt, butt end
  16. stock, caudex - persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
    --16 is a kind of stalk, stem
  17. neckcloth, stock - an ornamental white cravat
    --17 is a kind of cravat
Verb stock has 7 senses
  1. stock, carry, stockpile - have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"
    --1 is one way to have, have got, hold
    Derived forms: noun stock4, noun stock3, noun stockist1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. stock - equip with a stock; "stock a rifle"
    --2 is one way to
    equip, fit, fit out, outfit
    Derived form: noun stock7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. stock - supply with fish; "stock a lake"
    --3 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived form: noun stock4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. stock - supply with livestock; "stock a farm"
    --4 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived form: noun stock9
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. stock, buy in - stock up on to keep for future use or sale; "let's stock coffee as long as prices are low"
    --5 is one way to supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived forms: noun stock3, noun stock4, noun stockist1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. stock - provide or furnish with a stock of something; "stock the larder with meat"
    --6 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived forms: noun stock4, noun stockist1, noun stocking2
    Sample sentence:
    They stock the lake with fish
  7. sprout, stock - put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year"
    --7 is one way to grow, develop, produce, get, acquire
    Derived form: noun stock13
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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