Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stock

17 senses of stock

Sense 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")
       => capital, working capital -- (assets available for use in the production of further assets)

Sense 2
stock, inventory -- (the merchandise that a shop has on hand; "they carried a vast inventory of hardware"; "they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory")
       => merchandise, ware, product -- (commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products")

Sense 3
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")
       => handle, grip, handgrip, hold -- (the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip")
       => support -- (any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf")

Sense 4
stock certificate, stock -- (a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year")
       => security, certificate -- (a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends; "he held several valuable securities")

Sense 5
store, stock, fund -- (a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars")
       => accumulation -- ((finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation)

Sense 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")
       => genealogy, family tree -- (successive generations of kin)

Sense 7
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")
       => variety -- ((biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics; "varieties are frequently recognized in botany")
       => animal group -- (a group of animals)

Sense 8
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")
       => soup -- (liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food)

Sense 9
stock -- (the reputation and popularity a person has; "his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor")
       => repute, reputation -- (the state of being held in high esteem and honor)

Sense 10
stock, caudex -- (persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant)
       => stalk, stem -- (a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ)

Sense 11
stock -- (a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants)
       => plant part, plant structure -- (any part of a plant or fungus)

Sense 12
stock, gillyflower -- (any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers)
       => flower -- (a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms)

Sense 13
Malcolm stock, stock -- (any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia)
       => flower -- (a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms)

Sense 14
stock -- (lumber used in the construction of something; "they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter")
       => lumber, timber -- (the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material)

Sense 15
stock -- (the handle end of some implements or tools; "he grabbed the cue by the stock")
       => handle, grip, handgrip, hold -- (the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip")

Sense 16
neckcloth, stock -- (an ornamental white cravat)
       => cravat -- (neckwear worn in a slipknot with long ends overlapping vertically in front)

Sense 17
livestock, stock, farm animal -- (any animals kept for use or profit)
       => placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal -- (mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stock

7 senses of stock

Sense 1
stock, carry, stockpile -- (have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?")
       => have, have got, hold -- (have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense; "She has $1,000 in the bank"; "He has got two beautiful daughters"; "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard")

Sense 2
stock -- (equip with a stock; "stock a rifle")
       => equip, fit, fit out, outfit -- (provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities")

Sense 3
stock -- (supply with fish; "stock a lake")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 4
stock -- (supply with livestock; "stock a farm")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 5
stock, buy in, stock up -- (amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use; "let's stock coffee as long as prices are low")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 6
stock -- (provide or furnish with a stock of something; "stock the larder with meat")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 7
sprout, stock -- (put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year")
       => grow, develop, produce, get, acquire -- (come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts")

Antonyms of adj stock

3 senses of stock

Sense 1
banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock (prenominal), 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'")

INDIRECT (VIA unoriginal) -> original -- (being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of; "a truly original approach"; "with original music"; "an original mind")

Sense 2
stock -- (routine; "a stock answer")

INDIRECT (VIA standard) -> nonstandard -- (varying from or not adhering to a standard; "nonstandard windows"; "envelopes of nonstandard sizes"; "nonstandard lengths of board")

Sense 3
standard, stock -- (regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item")

INDIRECT (VIA regular) -> irregular -- (contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices")

Similarity of adj stock

3 senses of stock

Sense 1
banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock (prenominal), 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'")
       => unoriginal (vs. original) -- (not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual; "the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations"; "his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham)

Sense 2
stock -- (routine; "a stock answer")
       => standard (vs. nonstandard) -- (conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind; "windows of standard width"; "standard sizes"; "the standard fixtures"; "standard brands"; "standard operating procedure")

Sense 3
standard, stock -- (regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item")
       => regular (vs. irregular) -- (in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties")

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