Synonyms of stock


1. stock, capital, working capital

usage: 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"

2. stock, inventory, merchandise, ware, product

usage: 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"

3. stock, gunstock, handle, grip, handgrip, hold, support

usage: 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"

4. stock certificate, stock, security, certificate

usage: a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year"

5. store, stock, fund, accumulation

usage: a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"

6. lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock, genealogy, family tree

usage: the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"

7. breed, strain, stock, variety, animal group

usage: 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"

8. broth, stock, soup

usage: 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"

9. stock, repute, reputation

usage: the reputation and popularity a person has; "his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor"

10. stock, caudex, stalk, stem

usage: persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant

11. stock, plant part, plant structure

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

12. stock, gillyflower, flower

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

13. Malcolm stock, stock, flower

usage: any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia

14. stock, lumber, timber

usage: lumber used in the construction of something; "they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter"

15. stock, handle, grip, handgrip, hold

usage: the handle end of some implements or tools; "he grabbed the cue by the stock"

16. neckcloth, stock, cravat

usage: an ornamental white cravat

17. livestock, stock, farm animal, placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal

usage: any animals kept for use or profit


1. stock, carry, stockpile, have, have got, hold

usage: have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"

2. stock, equip, fit, fit out, outfit

usage: equip with a stock; "stock a rifle"

3. stock, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: supply with fish; "stock a lake"

4. stock, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: supply with livestock; "stock a farm"

5. stock, buy in, stock up, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: 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"

6. stock, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: provide or furnish with a stock of something; "stock the larder with meat"

7. sprout, stock, grow, develop, produce, get, acquire

usage: put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year"


1. banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock(prenominal), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn, unoriginal (vs. original)

usage: 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'"

2. stock, standard (vs. nonstandard)

usage: routine; "a stock answer"

3. standard, stock, regular (vs. irregular)

usage: regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item"

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Definition and meaning of stock (Dictionary)