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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

- In finance, stock (also capital stock) consists of the shares of which ownership of a corporation or company is divided. (Especially in American English...
- Nasdaq Stock Market (/ˈnæzdæk/ (listen)) (National ****ociation of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations Stock Market) is an American stock exchange...
- The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE, nicknamed "The Big Board") is an American stock exchange in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan in New York City...
- Stock car racing is a form of automobile racing run on oval tracks and road courses measuring approximately 0.25 to 2.66 miles (0.4 to 4.3 kilometers)...
- A stock market, equity market, or share market is the aggregation of buyers and sellers of stocks (also called shares), which represent ownership claims...
- African stock exchanges List of stock exchanges in the Americas List of Asian stock exchanges List of European stock exchanges List of stock exchanges...
- joint-stock company is a business entity in which shares of the company's stock can be bought and sold by shareholders. Each shareholder owns company stock...
- A Stock may refer to: London Underground A Stock (District Railway), London Underground rolling stock built in 1903 London Underground A60 and A62 Stock...
- Chinese Stock Exchanges may refer to the three main stock exchanges in mainland China: Beijing Stock Exchange Shanghai Stock Exchange Shenzhen Stock Exchange...
- A stock exchange, securities exchange, or bourse, is an exchange where stockbrokers and traders can buy and sell securities, such as shares of stock, bonds...