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Definition of stock

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Stock Stock, n. 1. Raw material; that out of which something is manufactured; as, paper stock. 2. (Soap Making) A plain soap which is made into toilet soap by adding perfumery, coloring matter, etc.
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Stock Stock, a. 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. ``A stock charge against Raleigh.' --C. Kingsley. Stock company (Theater), a company of actors regularly employed at one theater, or permanently acting together in various plays under one management.
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Stock Stock (st[o^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stocked (st[o^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Stocking.] 1. To lay up; to put aside for future use; to store, as merchandise, and the like. 2. 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. 3. To suffer to retain milk for twenty-four hours or more previous to sale, as cows. 4. To put in the stocks. [R.] --Shak. To stock an anchor (Naut.), to fit it with a stock, or to fasten the stock firmly in place. To stock cards (Card Playing), to arrange cards in a certain manner for cheating purposes. [Cant]
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To take place, root, sides, stock, etc. See under Place, Root, Side, etc. To take the air. (a) (Falconry) To seek to escape by trying to rise higher than the falcon; -- said of a bird. (b) See under Air. To take the field. (Mil.) See under Field. To take thought, to be concerned or anxious; to be solicitous. --Matt. vi. 25, 27. To take to heart. See under Heart. To take to task, to reprove; to censure.

Meaning of stock from wikipedia

- Stock (disambiguation). The stock (also capital stock) of a corporation is constituted of the equity stock of its owners. A single share of the stock...
- A stock exchange or bourse is an exchange where stock brokers and traders can buy and/or sell stocks (also called shares), bonds, and other securities...
- This is a list of active stock exchanges. Those ****ures exchanges that also offer trading in securities besides trading in ****ures contracts are listed...
- A stock market, equity market or share market is the aggregation of buyers and sellers (a loose network of economic transactions, not a physical facility...
- the magazine, see Stock Car Racing (magazine). For the European sport formerly known as "stock car racing", see Banger racing. "Stock car" redirects here...
- A stock trader or equity trader or share trader is a person or company involved in trading equity securities. Stock traders may be an agent, hedger, arbitrageur...
- Stock photography is the supply of photographs, which are often licensed for specific uses. The stock photo industry, which began to gain hold in the...
- For other uses, see Stock (disambiguation). "Fond" redirects here. For the archival term, see Fonds. Stock is a flavored liquid preparation. It forms...
- A stock, also known as a shoulder stock, a buttstock, or simply a butt is a part of a rifle or other firearm, to which the barrel and firing mechanism...
- The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET, Thai: บริษัท ตลาดหลักทรัพย์แห่งประเทศไทย จำกัด) is the national stock exchange of Thailand. As of 31 January 2015...