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Stock vs. Brace — What's the Difference?

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Stock

Stock (also capital stock) is all of the shares into which ownership of a corporation is divided. In American English, the shares are collectively known as "stock".
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Brace

A device fitted to something, in particular a weak or injured part of the body, to give support
A neck brace
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Stock

A supply accumulated for future use; a store.
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Brace

A pair of straps that pass over the shoulders and fasten to the top of trousers at the front and back to hold them up.
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Stock

The total merchandise kept on hand by a merchant, commercial establishment, warehouse, or manufacturer.
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Brace

A pair of something, typically of birds or mammals killed in hunting
Thirty brace of grouse
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Stock

All the animals kept or raised on a farm; livestock.
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Brace

Either of the two marks { and }, used either to indicate that two or more items on one side have the same relationship as each other to the single item to which the other side points, or in pairs to show that words between them are connected.
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Stock

All the aquatic animals kept or raised in an aquaculture operation.
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Brace

Make (a structure) stronger or firmer with wood, iron, or other forms of support
The posts were braced by lengths of timber
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Stock

A population of wild animals, especially of a species that is also farmed
Interactions between hatchery fish and wild stocks.
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Brace

A device that holds or fastens two or more parts together or in place; a clamp.
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Stock

A kind of financial security granting rights of ownership in a corporation, such as a claim to a portion of the assets and earnings of the corporation and the right to vote for the board of directors. Stock is issued and traded in units called shares.
Jul 02, 2022

Brace

A device, such as a supporting beam in a building or a connecting wire or rope, that steadies or holds something else erect.
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Stock

The stock issued by a particular company
A mutual fund that invests in technology stocks.
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Brace

Braces Chiefly British Suspenders.
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Stock

Chiefly British The money invested in a corporation, including debt and equity.
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Brace

An orthopedic appliance used to support, align, or hold a bodily part in the correct position.
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Stock

Chiefly British A bond, especially a government bond.
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Brace

Often braces A dental appliance constructed of bands and wires that is fixed to the teeth to correct irregular alignment.
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Stock

The trunk or main stem of a tree or another plant.
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Brace

An extremely stiff, erect posture.
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Stock

A plant or stem onto which a graft is made.
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Brace

A cause or source of renewed physical or spiritual vigor.
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Stock

A plant or tree from which cuttings and slips are taken.
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Brace

A protective pad strapped to the bow arm of an archer.
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Stock

The original progenitor of a family line.
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Brace

(Nautical)A rope by which a yard is swung and secured on a square-rigged ship.
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Stock

The descendants of a common ancestor; a family line, especially of a specified character
Comes from farming stock.
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Brace

A cranklike handle with an adjustable aperture at one end for securing and turning a bit.
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Stock

Ancestry or lineage; antecedents.
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Brace

(Music)A leather loop that slides to change the tension on the cord of a drum.
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Stock

The type from which a group of animals or plants has descended.
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Brace

A vertical line, usually accompanied by the symbol {, connecting two or more staffs.
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Stock

A race, family, or other related group of animals or plants.
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Brace

A set of staffs connected in this way.
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Stock

An ethnic group or other major division of the human race.
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Brace

A symbol, { or }, enclosing two or more lines of text or listed items to show that they are considered as a unit.
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Stock

A group of related languages.
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Brace

(Mathematics)Either of a pair of symbols, { }, used to indicate aggregation or to clarify the grouping of quantities when parentheses and square brackets have already been used. Also called bracket.
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Stock

A group of related families of languages.
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Brace

Pl. brace A pair of like things
Three brace of partridges.
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Stock

The raw material out of which something is made.
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Brace

To furnish with a brace.
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Stock

Paper used for printing.
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Brace

To support or hold steady with or as if with a brace; reinforce.
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Stock

The broth in which meat, fish, bones, or vegetables are simmered for a relatively long period, used as a base in preparing soup, gravy, or sauces.
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Brace

To prepare or position so as to be ready for impact or danger
Union members braced themselves for a confrontation with management.
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Stock

A main upright part, especially a supporting structure or block.
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Brace

To confront with questions or requests.
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Stock

Stocks(Nautical) The timber frame that supports a ship during construction.
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Brace

To increase the tension of.
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Stock

Often stocks A frame in which a horse or other animal is held for shoeing or for veterinary treatment.
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Brace

To invigorate; stimulate
"The freshness of the September morning inspired and braced him" (Thomas Hardy).
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Stock

Stocks A device consisting of a heavy timber frame with holes for confining the ankles and sometimes the wrists, formerly used for punishment.
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Brace

(Nautical)To turn (the yards of a ship) by the braces.
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Stock

(Nautical) A crosspiece at the end of the shank of an anchor.
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Brace

To get ready; make preparations.
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Stock

The wooden block from which a bell is suspended.
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Brace

(obsolete) Armor for the arm; vambrace.
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Stock

The rear wooden, metal, or plastic handle or support of a rifle, pistol, or automatic weapon, to which the barrel and mechanism are attached.
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Brace

(obsolete) A measurement of length, originally representing a person's outstretched arms.
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Stock

The long supporting structure and mooring beam of field-gun carriages that trails along the ground to provide stability and support.
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Brace

A curved instrument or handle of iron or wood, for holding and turning bits, etc.; a bitstock.
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Stock

A handle, such as that of a whip, a fishing rod, or various carpentry tools.
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Brace

That which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly; a bandage or a prop.
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Stock

The frame of a plow, to which the share, handles, coulter, and other parts are fastened.
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Brace

A cord, ligament, or rod, for producing or maintaining tension.
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Stock

A theatrical stock company.
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Brace

A thong used to regulate the tension of a drum.
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Stock

The repertoire of such a company.
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Brace

The state of being braced or tight; tension.
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Stock

A theater or theatrical activity, especially outside of a main theatrical center
A small role in summer stock.
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Brace

Harness; warlike preparation.
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Stock

(Botany) Any of several Eurasian and Mediterranean plants of the genus Matthiola in the mustard family, especially M. incana, widely cultivated for its clusters of showy, fragrant, variously colored flowers.
Jul 02, 2022

Brace

(typography) A curved, pointed line, also known as "curly bracket": { or } connecting two or more words or lines, which are to be considered together, such as in {role, roll}; in music, used to connect staves.
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Stock

(Games) The portion of a pack of cards or of a group of dominoes that is not dealt out but is drawn from during a game.
Jul 02, 2022

Brace

A pair, a couple; originally used of dogs, and later of animals generally (e.g., a brace of conies) and then other things, but rarely human persons. (The plural in this sense is unchanged.) In British use (as plural), this is a particularly common reference to game birds.
Jul 02, 2022

Stock

(Geology) A body of intrusive igneous rock of which less than 100 square kilometers (40 square miles) is exposed.
Jul 02, 2022

Brace

A piece of material used to transmit, or change the direction of, weight or pressure; any one of the pieces, in a frame or truss, which divide the structure into triangular parts. It may act as a tie, or as a strut, and serves to prevent distortion of the structure, and transverse strains in its members. A boiler brace is a diagonal stay, connecting the head with the shell.
Jul 02, 2022

Stock

(Zoology) A compound organism, such as a colony of zooids.
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Brace

(nautical) A rope reeved through a block at the end of a yard, by which the yard is moved horizontally; also, a rudder gudgeon.
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Stock

Personal reputation or status
A teacher whose stock with the students is rising.
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Brace

The mouth of a shaft.
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Stock

Confidence or credence
I put no stock in that statement.
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Brace

Straps or bands to sustain trousers; suspenders.
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Stock

A long white neckcloth worn as part of a formal riding habit.
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Brace

(plural in North America, singular or plural in the UK) A system of wires, brackets, and elastic bands used to correct crooked teeth or to reduce overbite.
Jul 02, 2022

Stock

A broad scarf worn around the neck, especially by certain clerics.
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Brace

(association football) Two goals scored by one player in a game.
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Stock

Rolling stock.
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Brace

To prepare for something bad, such as an impact or blow.
All hands, brace for impact!
Brace yourself!
The boy has no idea about everything that's been going on. You need to brace him for what's about to happen.
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Stock

To supply (a shop) with merchandise.
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Brace

To place in a position for resisting pressure; to hold firmly.
He braced himself against the crowd.
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Stock

To supply (a farm) with livestock.
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Brace

(nautical) To swing round the yards of a square rigged ship, using braces, to present a more efficient sail surface to the direction of the wind.
To brace the yards
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Stock

To fill (a stream, for example) with fish.
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Brace

To stop someone for questioning, usually said of police.
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Stock

To keep for future sale or use.
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Brace

To confront with questions, demands or requests.
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Stock

To provide (a rifle, for example) with a stock.
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Brace

To furnish with braces; to support; to prop.
To brace a beam in a building
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Stock

(Obsolete) To put (someone) in the stocks as a punishment.
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Brace

To draw tight; to tighten; to put in a state of tension; to strain; to strengthen.
To brace the nerves
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Stock

To gather and lay in a supply of something
Stock up on canned goods.
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Brace

To bind or tie closely; to fasten tightly.
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Stock

To put forth or sprout new shoots. Used of a plant.
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Brace

That which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly; a bandage or a prop.
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Stock

Kept regularly in stock
A stock item.
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Brace

A cord, ligament, or rod, for producing or maintaining tension, as a cord on the side of a drum.
The little bones of the ear drum do in straining and relaxing it as the braces of the war drum do in that.
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Stock

Repeated regularly without any thought or originality; routine
A stock answer.
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Brace

The state of being braced or tight; tension.
The laxness of the tympanum, when it has lost its brace or tension.
Jul 02, 2022

Stock

Employed in dealing with or caring for stock or merchandise
A stock clerk.
Jul 02, 2022

Brace

A piece of material used to transmit, or change the direction of, weight or pressure; any one of the pieces, in a frame or truss, which divide the structure into triangular parts. It may act as a tie, or as a strut, and serves to prevent distortion of the structure, and transverse strains in its members. A boiler brace is a diagonal stay, connecting the head with the shell.
Jul 02, 2022

Stock

Of or relating to the raising of livestock
Stock farming.
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Brace

A vertical curved line connecting two or more words or lines, which are to be taken together; thus, boll, bowl; or, in music, used to connect staves.
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Stock

Used for breeding
A stock mare.
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Brace

A rope reeved through a block at the end of a yard, by which the yard is moved horizontally; also, a rudder gudgeon.
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Stock

Of or relating to a stock company or its repertoire.
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Brace

A curved instrument or handle of iron or wood, for holding and turning bits, etc.; a bitstock.
Jul 02, 2022

Stock

Of or being a conventional character or situation that recurs in many literary or cinematic works.
Jul 02, 2022

Brace

A pair; a couple; as, a brace of ducks; now rarely applied to persons, except familiarly or with some contempt.
He is said to have shot . . . fifty brace of pheasants.
A brace of brethren, both bishops, both eminent for learning and religion, now appeared in the church.
But you, my brace of lords.
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Stock

A store or supply.
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Brace

Straps or bands to sustain trousers; suspenders.
I embroidered for you a beautiful pair of braces.
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Stock

(operations) A store of goods ready for sale; inventory.
We have a stock of televisions on hand.
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Brace

Harness; warlike preparation.
For that it stands not in such warlike brace.
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Stock

A supply of anything ready for use.
Lay in a stock of wood for the winter season.
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Brace

Armor for the arm; vantbrace.
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Stock

Railroad rolling stock.
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Brace

The mouth of a shaft.
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Stock

A stack of undealt cards made available to the players.
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Brace

To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building.
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Stock

Farm or ranch animals; livestock.
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Brace

To draw tight; to tighten; to put in a state of tension; to strain; to strengthen; as, to brace the nerves.
And welcome war to brace her drums.
Jul 02, 2022

Stock

The population of a given type of animal (especially fish) available to be captured from the wild for economic use.
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Brace

To bind or tie closely; to fasten tightly.
The women of China, by bracing and binding them from their infancy, have very little feet.
Some who spurs had first braced on.
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Stock

(finance) The capital raised by a company through the issue of shares. The total of shares held by an individual shareholder.
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Brace

To place in a position for resisting pressure; to hold firmly; as, he braced himself against the crowd.
A sturdy lance in his right hand he braced.
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Stock

The price or value of the stock of a company on the stock market.
When the bad news came out, the company's stock dropped precipitously.
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Brace

To move around by means of braces; as, to brace the yards.
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Stock

A share in a company.
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Brace

To get tone or vigor; to rouse one's energies; - with up.
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Stock

(figurative) The measure of how highly a person or institution is valued.
After that last screw-up of mine, my stock is pretty low around here.
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Brace

A support that steadies or strengthens something else;
He wore a brace on his knee
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Stock

Any of several types of security that are similar to a stock, or marketed like one.
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Brace

Two items of the same kind
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Stock

The raw material from which things are made; feedstock.
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Brace

A set of two similar things considered as a unit
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Stock

Broth made from meat (originally bones) or vegetables, used as a basis for stew or soup.
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Brace

Either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material
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Stock

The type of paper used in printing.
The books were printed on a heavier stock this year.
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Brace

A rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it
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Stock

Ellipsis of film stock
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Brace

Elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
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Stock

Plain soap before it is coloured and perfumed.
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Brace

An appliance that corrects dental irregularities
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Stock

Stock theater, summer stock theater.
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Brace

The stock of a tool used for turning a drilling bit
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Stock

The trunk and woody main stems of a tree. The base from which something grows or branches.
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Brace

A structural member used to stiffen a framework
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Stock

(horticulture) The plant upon which the scion is grafted.
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Brace

Prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
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Stock

(by extension) Lineage, family, ancestry.
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Brace

Support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace;
Brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel
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Stock

Any of the several species of cruciferous flowers in the genus Matthiola.
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Brace

Support by bracing
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Stock

A handle or stem to which the working part of an implement or weapon is attached.
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Brace

Cause to be alert and energetic;
Coffee and tea stimulate me
This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate
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Stock

(firearm) The part of a rifle or shotgun that rests against the shooter's shoulder.
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Stock

The handle of a whip, fishing rod, etc.
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Stock

Part of a machine that supports items or holds them in place.
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Stock

The headstock of a lathe, drill, etc.
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Stock

The tailstock of a lathe.
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Stock

A bar, stick or rod.
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Stock

A ski pole.
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Stock

(nautical) A bar going through an anchor, perpendicular to the flukes.
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Stock

(nautical) The axle attached to the rudder, which transfers the movement of the helm to the rudder.
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Stock

(geology) A pipe (vertical cylinder of ore)
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Stock

A type of (now formal or official) neckwear.
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Stock

A necktie or cravat, particularly a wide necktie popular in the eighteenth century, often seen today as a part of formal wear for horse riding competitions.
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Stock

A piece of black cloth worn under a clerical collar.
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Stock

A bed for infants; a crib, cot, or cradle
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Stock

(folklore) A piece of wood magically made to be just like a real baby and substituted for it by magical beings.
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Stock

(obsolete) A cover for the legs; a stocking.
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Stock

A block of wood; something fixed and solid; a pillar; a firm support; a post.
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Stock

A person who is as dull and lifeless as a stock or post; one who has little sense.
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Stock

The longest part of a split tally stick formerly struck in the exchequer, which was delivered to the person who had lent the king money on account, as the evidence of indebtedness.
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Stock

The frame or timbers on which a ship rests during construction.
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Stock

Red and grey bricks, used for the exterior of walls and the front of buildings.
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Stock

(biology) In tectology, an aggregate or colony of individuals, such as trees, chains of salpae, etc.
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Stock

The beater of a fulling mill.
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Stock

A thrust with a rapier; a stoccado.
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Stock

To have on hand for sale.
The store stocks all kinds of dried vegetables.
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Stock

To provide with material requisites; to store; to fill; to supply.
To stock a warehouse with goods
To stock a farm, i.e. to supply it with cattle and tools
To stock land, i.e. to occupy it with a permanent growth, especially of grass
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Stock

To allow (cows) to retain milk for twenty-four hours or more prior to sale.
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Stock

To put in the stocks as punishment.
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Stock

(nautical) To fit (an anchor) with a stock, or to fasten the stock firmly in place.
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Stock

To arrange cards in a certain manner for cheating purposes; to stack the deck.
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Stock

Of a type normally available for purchase/in stock.
Stock items
Stock sizes
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Stock

Having the same configuration as cars sold to the non-racing public, or having been modified from such a car.
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Stock

Straightforward, ordinary, just another, very basic.
He gave me a stock answer.
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Stock

The stem, or main body, of a tree or plant; the fixed, strong, firm part; the trunk.
Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground, yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.
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Stock

The stem or branch in which a graft is inserted.
The scion overruleth the stock quite.
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Stock

A block of wood; something fixed and solid; a pillar; a firm support; a post.
All our fathers worshiped stocks and stones.
Item, for a stock of brass for the holy water, seven shillings; which, by the canon, must be of marble or metal, and in no case of brick.
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Stock

Hence, a person who is as dull and lifeless as a stock or post; one who has little sense.
Let's be no stoics, nor no stocks.
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Stock

The principal supporting part; the part in which others are inserted, or to which they are attached.
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Stock

The wood to which the barrel, lock, etc., of a rifle or like firearm are secured; also, a long, rectangular piece of wood, which is an important part of several forms of gun carriage.
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Stock

The original progenitor; also, the race or line of a family; the progenitor of a family and his direct descendants; lineage; family.
And stand betwixt them made, when, severally,All told their stock.
Thy mother was no goddess, nor thy stockFrom Dardanus.
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Stock

The handle or contrivance by which bits are held in boring; a bitstock; a brace.
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Stock

Money or capital which an individual or a firm employs in business; fund; in the United States, the capital of a bank or other company, in the form of transferable shares, each of a certain amount; money funded in government securities, called also the public funds; in the plural, property consisting of shares in joint-stock companies, or in the obligations of a government for its funded debt; - so in the United States, but in England the latter only are called stocks, and the former shares.
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Stock

The block of wood or metal frame which constitutes the body of a plane, and in which the plane iron is fitted; a plane stock.
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Stock

Same as Stock account, below.
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Stock

The wooden or iron crosspiece to which the shank of an anchor is attached. See Illust. of Anchor.
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Stock

Supply provided; store; accumulation; especially, a merchant's or manufacturer's store of goods; as, to lay in a stock of provisions.
Add to that stock which justly we bestow.
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Stock

The support of the block in which an anvil is fixed, or of the anvil itself.
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Stock

Domestic animals or beasts collectively, used or raised on a farm; as, a stock of cattle or of sheep, etc.; - called also live stock.
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Stock

A handle or wrench forming a holder for the dies for cutting screws; a diestock.
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Stock

That portion of a pack of cards not distributed to the players at the beginning of certain games, as gleek, etc., but which might be drawn from afterward as occasion required; a bank.
I must buy the stock; send me good cardings.
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Stock

The part of a tally formerly struck in the exchequer, which was delivered to the person who had lent the king money on account, as the evidence of indebtedness. See Counterfoil.
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Stock

A thrust with a rapier; a stoccado.
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Stock

A covering for the leg, or leg and foot; as, upper stocks (breeches); nether stocks (stockings).
With a linen stock on one leg.
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Stock

A kind of stiff, wide band or cravat for the neck; as, a silk stock.
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Stock

A frame of timber, with holes in which the feet, or the feet and hands, of criminals were formerly confined by way of punishment.
He shall rest in my stocks.
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Stock

The frame or timbers on which a ship rests while building.
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Stock

Red and gray bricks, used for the exterior of walls and the front of buildings.
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Stock

Any cruciferous plant of the genus Matthiola; as, common stock (Matthiola incana) (see Gilly-flower); ten-weeks stock (M. annua).
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Stock

An irregular metalliferous mass filling a large cavity in a rock formation, as a stock of lead ore deposited in limestone.
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Stock

A race or variety in a species.
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Stock

In tectology, an aggregate or colony of persons (see Person), as trees, chains of salpæ, etc.
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Stock

The beater of a fulling mill.
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Stock

A liquid or jelly containing the juices and soluble parts of meat, and certain vegetables, etc., extracted by cooking; - used in making soup, gravy, etc.
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Stock

Raw material; that out of which something is manufactured; as, paper stock.
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Stock

A plain soap which is made into toilet soap by adding perfumery, coloring matter, etc.
At the outset of any inquiry it is proper to take stock of the results obtained by previous explorers of the same field.
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Stock

To lay up; to put aside for future use; to store, as merchandise, and the like.
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Stock

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.
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Stock

To suffer to retain milk for twenty-four hours or more previous to sale, as cows.
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Stock

To put in the stocks.
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Stock

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 phrase; a stock response; a stock sermon.
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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
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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
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Stock

The merchandise that a shop has on hand;
They carried a vast inventory of hardware
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Stock

A supply of something available for future use;
He brought back a large store of Cuban cigars
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Stock

Not used technically; any animals kept for use or profit
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Stock

The descendants of one individual;
His entire lineage has been warriors
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Stock

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
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Stock

The reputation and popularity a person has;
His stock was so high he could have been elected mayor
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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
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Stock

Lumber used in the construction of something;
They will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter
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Stock

A certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation;
The value of his stocks doubled during the past year
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Stock

Any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia
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Stock

A plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants
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Stock

Any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers
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Stock

The handle end of some implements or tools;
He grabbed the cue by the stock
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Stock

Persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
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Stock

An ornamental white cravat
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Stock

Have on hand;
Do you carry kerosene heaters?
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Stock

Equip with a stock;
Stock a rifle
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Stock

Supply with fish;
Stock a lake
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Stock

Supply with livestock;
Stock a farm
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Stock

Stock up on to keep for future use or sale;
Let's stock coffee as long as prices are low
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Stock

Provide or furnish with a stock of something;
Stock the larder with meat
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Stock

Put forth and grow sprouts or shoots;
The plant sprouted early this year
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Stock

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'
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Stock

Routine;
A stock answer
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Stock

Regularly and widely used or sold;
A standard size
A stock item
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