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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

- The stock (also capital stock) of a corporation is constituted of the equity stock of its owners. A single share of the stock represents fractional ownership...
- A 400-year evolution of global stock markets (and capital markets in general) A stock market, equity market or share market is the aggregation...
- 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...
- of a leather "stock" or collar around the neck, which kept the posture erect. The term "leatherneck" was derived from a leather stock once worn around...
- A stock exchange is an exchange (or bourse) where stock brokers and traders can buy and sell shares of stock, bonds, and other securities. Stock exchanges...
- Stock is a flavored liquid preparation. It forms the basis of many dishes, particularly soups and sauces. Making stocks involves simmering animal bones...
- Stock car racing is a form of automobile racing found mainly and most prominently in the United States and Canada, with Australia, New Zealand and Brazil...
- This is a list of active stock exchanges. Those ****ures exchanges that also offer trading in securities besides trading in ****ures contracts are listed...
- Card stock, also called cover stock or pasteboard, is a paper stock that is thicker and more durable than normal writing or printing paper, but thinner...
- A gunstock, often simply stock, also known as a shoulder stock, a buttstock or simply a butt, is a part of a long gun such as rifle, to which the barrelled...