Noun Definition

stock

1.Definition: a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation

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

Category: General

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

Category: Plants

3.Definition: a special variety of domesticated animals within a species

Related Noun(s):strain, breed

Category: General

4.Definition: a supply of something available for future use

Related Noun(s):store, fund

Category: General

5.Definition: an ornamental white cravat

Related Noun(s):neckcloth

Category: Objects

6.Definition: any animals kept for use or profit

Related Noun(s):livestock

Category: Animals

7.Definition: any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers

Related Noun(s):gillyflower

Category: Plants

8.Definition: any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia

Related Noun(s):malcolm stock

Category: Plants

9.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):broth

Category: Food

10.Definition: lumber used in the construction of something

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

Category: Objects

11.Definition: persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant

Related Noun(s):caudex

Category: Plants

12.Definition: 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"

Category: General

13.Definition: the descendants of one individual

Related Noun(s):descent, ancestry, parentage, lineage, blood, origin, bloodline, pedigree, stemma, line

Category: General

14.Definition: the handle end of some implements or tools

"He grabbed the cue by the stock"

Category: Objects

15.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):gunstock

Category: Objects

16.Definition: the merchandise that a shop has on hand

Related Noun(s):inventory

Category: Objects

17.Definition: the reputation and popularity a person has

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

Category: General