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    Definition
    (noun) the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    Example Sentence
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
    Definition
    (noun) the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    Synonyms : inventory
    Example Sentence
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory
    Definition
    (noun) 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
    Synonyms : gunstock
    Example Sentence
    • the rifle had been fitted with a special stock
    Definition
    (noun) a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation
    Synonyms : stock certificate
    Example Sentence
    • the value of his stocks doubled during the past year
    Definition
    (noun) a supply of something available for future use
    Synonyms : fund , store
    Example Sentence
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars
    Definition
    (noun) the descendants of one individual
    Example Sentence
    • his entire lineage has been warriors
    Definition
    (noun) a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    Synonyms : breed , strain
    Example Sentence
    • he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
    • he created a new strain of sheep
    Definition
    (noun) liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces
    Synonyms : broth
    Example Sentence
    • she made gravy with a base of beef stock
    Definition
    (noun) the reputation and popularity a person has
    Example Sentence
    • his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor
    Definition
    (noun) persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
    Synonyms : caudex
    Definition
    (noun) a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants Definition
    (noun) any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers
    Synonyms : gillyflower
    Definition
    (noun) any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia
    Synonyms : malcolm stock
    Definition
    (noun) lumber used in the construction of something
    Example Sentence
    • they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter
    Definition
    (noun) the handle end of some implements or tools
    Example Sentence
    • he grabbed the cue by the stock
    Definition
    (noun) an ornamental white cravat
    Synonyms : neckcloth
    Definition
    (noun) any animals kept for use or profit
    Synonyms : farm animal , livestock
    Definition
    (verb) have on hand
    Synonyms : carry , stockpile
    Example Sentence
    • Do you carry kerosene heaters?
    Definition
    (verb) equip with a stock
    Example Sentence
    • stock a rifle
    Definition
    (verb) supply with fish
    Example Sentence
    • stock a lake
    Definition
    (verb) supply with livestock
    Example Sentence
    • stock a farm
    Definition
    (verb) amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
    Synonyms : buy in , stock up
    Example Sentence
    • let's stock coffee as long as prices are low
    Definition
    (verb) provide or furnish with a stock of something
    Example Sentence
    • stock the larder with meat
    Definition
    (verb) put forth and grow sprouts or shoots
    Synonyms : sprout
    Example Sentence
    • the plant sprouted early this year
    Definition
    (adj) repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    Example Sentence
    • 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'
    Definition
    (adj) routine
    Example Sentence
    • a stock answer
    Definition
    (adj) regularly and widely used or sold
    Synonyms : standard
    Example Sentence
    • a standard size
    • a stock item
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stock

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remember the commentators saying "Brett Lee's STOCK delivery is the Yorker", means he bowls them regularly when in need.

If you were a shopkeeper than u would obviously keep stuff that is typical and standard (stock adj.) to maximise the profit.

Stock~Frock(that girls wear) : In India Frock is a typical or standard dress that a girl between 6-15 wears..so TYPICAL and STANDARD and COMMON around the country !

STOCK MARKET ... make your stories ! There are enough stocks(shares) to supply regularly to the buyers, These days its a common way of making money !

STOCK market is VERY COMMON to people, and merchants keep STOCK of REGULARLY USED THINGS

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