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Stock vs. Store

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  • Stock (noun)

    A store or supply.

  • Stock (noun)

    A store of goods ready for sale; inventory.

    "We have a stock of televisions on hand."

  • Stock (noun)

    A supply of anything ready for use.

    "Lay in a stock of wood for the winter season."

  • Stock (noun)

    Railroad rolling stock.

  • Stock (noun)

    A stack of undealt cards made available to the players.

  • Stock (noun)

    Farm or ranch animals; livestock.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    The price or value of the stock for a company on the stock market.

    "When the bad news came out, the company's stock dropped precipitously."

  • Stock (noun)

    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."

  • Stock (noun)

    The raw material from which things are made; feedstock.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    The type of paper used in printing.

    "The books were printed on a heavier stock this year."

  • Stock (noun)

    Undeveloped film; film stock.

  • Stock (noun)

    Stock theater, summer stock theater.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    Plain soap before it is coloured and perfumed.

  • Stock (noun)

    The grafted.

  • Stock (noun)

    lineage, family, ancestry.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    A larger grouping of language families: a superfamily or macrofamily.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    The handle of a whip, fishing rod, etc.

  • Stock (noun)

    The headstock of a lathe, drill, etc.

  • Stock (noun)

    A bar, stick or rod.

  • Stock (noun)

    The tailstock of a lathe.

  • Stock (noun)

    A ski pole.

  • Stock (noun)

    A bar going through an anchor, perpendicular to the flukes.

  • Stock (noun)

    The axle attached to the rudder, which transfers the movement of the helm to the rudder.

  • Stock (noun)

    A type of (now formal or official) neckwear.

  • Stock (noun)

    A pipe (vertical cylinder of ore)

  • Stock (noun)

    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.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    A cover for the legs; a stocking.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    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.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    The beater of a fulling mill.

  • Stock (noun)

    A thrust with a rapier; a stoccado.

  • Stock (verb)

    To have on hand for sale.

    "The store stocks all kinds of dried vegetables."

  • Stock (verb)

    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"

  • Stock (verb)

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

  • Stock (verb)

    To put in the stocks as punishment.

  • Stock (verb)

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

  • Stock (verb)

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

  • Stock (adjective)

    Of a type normally available for purchase/in stock.

    "stock items"

    "stock sizes"

  • Stock (adjective)

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

  • Stock (adjective)

    Straightforward, ordinary, just another, very basic.

    "That band is quite stock"

    "He gave me a stock answer"

  • Store (noun)

    A place where items may be accumulated or routinely kept.

    "This building used to be a store for old tires."

  • Store (noun)

    A supply held in storage.

  • Store (noun)

    A place where items may be purchased.

    "I need to get some milk from the grocery store."

  • Store (noun)

    Memory.

    "The main store of 1000 36-bit words seemed large at the time."

  • Store (noun)

    A large amount of information retained in one's memory.

    "His vast store of jokes means he has something funny to say in every situation."

  • Store (noun)

    A great quantity or number; abundance.

  • Store (verb)

    To keep (something) while not in use, generally in a place meant for that purpose.

    "I'll store these books in the attic."

  • Store (verb)

    To write (something) into memory or registers.

    "This operation stores the result on the stack."

  • Store (verb)

    To remain in good condition while stored.

    "I don't think that kind of cheese will store well in the refrigerator."

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  • Stock (noun)

    The stem, or main body, of a tree or plant; the fixed, strong, firm part; the trunk.

  • Stock (noun)

    The stem or branch in which a graft is inserted.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    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.

  • Stock (noun)

    The original progenitor; also, the race or line of a family; the progenitor of a family and his direct descendants; lineage; family.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    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.

  • Stock (noun)

    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.

  • Stock (noun)

    Same as Stock account, below.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    Supply provided; store; accumulation; especially, a merchant's or manufacturer's store of goods; as, to lay in a stock of provisions.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    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.

  • Stock (noun)

    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.

  • Stock (noun)

    A thrust with a rapier; a stoccado.

  • Stock (noun)

    A covering for the leg, or leg and foot; as, upper stocks (breeches); nether stocks (stockings).

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    A frame of timber, with holes in which the feet, or the feet and hands, of criminals were formerly confined by way of punishment.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    A race or variety in a species.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    The beater of a fulling mill.

  • Stock (noun)

    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.

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    A plain soap which is made into toilet soap by adding perfumery, coloring matter, etc.

  • Stock

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

  • 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.

  • Stock

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

  • Stock

    To put in the stocks.

  • Stock (adjective)

    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.

  • Store (noun)

    That which is accumulated, or massed together; a source from which supplies may be drawn; hence, an abundance; a great quantity, or a great number.

  • Store (noun)

    A place of deposit for goods, esp. for large quantities; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine.

  • Store (noun)

    Any place where goods are sold, whether by wholesale or retail; a shop.

  • Store (noun)

    Articles, especially of food, accumulated for some specific object; supplies, as of provisions, arms, ammunition, and the like; as, the stores of an army, of a ship, of a family.

  • Store (adjective)

    Accumulated; hoarded.

  • Store

    To collect as a reserved supply; to accumulate; to lay away.

  • Store

    To furnish; to supply; to replenish; esp., to stock or furnish against a future time.

  • Store

    To deposit in a store, warehouse, or other building, for preservation; to warehouse; as, to store goods.

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  • Stock (noun)

    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"

  • Stock (noun)

    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"

  • Stock (noun)

    the merchandise that a shop has on hand;

    "they carried a vast inventory of hardware"

  • Stock (noun)

    a supply of something available for future use;

    "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"

  • Stock (noun)

    not used technically; any animals kept for use or profit

  • Stock (noun)

    the descendants of one individual;

    "his entire lineage has been warriors"

  • Stock (noun)

    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"

  • Stock (noun)

    the reputation and popularity a person has;

    "his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor"

  • Stock (noun)

    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"

  • Stock (noun)

    lumber used in the construction of something;

    "they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter"

  • Stock (noun)

    a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation;

    "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year"

  • Stock (noun)

    any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia

  • Stock (noun)

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

  • Stock (noun)

    any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers

  • Stock (noun)

    the handle end of some implements or tools;

    "he grabbed the cue by the stock"

  • Stock (noun)

    persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant

  • Stock (noun)

    an ornamental white cravat

  • Stock (verb)

    have on hand;

    "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"

  • Stock (verb)

    equip with a stock;

    "stock a rifle"

  • Stock (verb)

    supply with fish;

    "stock a lake"

  • Stock (verb)

    supply with livestock;

    "stock a farm"

  • Stock (verb)

    stock up on to keep for future use or sale;

    "let's stock coffee as long as prices are low"

  • Stock (verb)

    provide or furnish with a stock of something;

    "stock the larder with meat"

  • Stock (verb)

    put forth and grow sprouts or shoots;

    "the plant sprouted early this year"

  • Stock (adjective)

    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'"

  • Stock (adjective)

    routine;

    "a stock answer"

  • Stock (adjective)

    regularly and widely used or sold;

    "a standard size"

    "a stock item"

  • Store (noun)

    a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services;

    "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"

  • Store (noun)

    a supply of something available for future use;

    "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"

  • Store (noun)

    an electronic memory device;

    "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"

  • Store (noun)

    a depository for goods;

    "storehouses were built close to the docks"

  • Store (verb)

    keep or lay aside for future use;

    "store grain for the winter"

    "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"

  • Store (verb)

    find a place for and put away for storage;

    "where should we stow the vegetables?"

    "I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some"

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