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1. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity).

Synonyms

  • quarter stock
  • reacquired stock
  • treasury stock
  • capital
  • authorized shares
  • voting stock
  • preference shares
  • treasury shares
  • no-par stock
  • share
  • common stock
  • watered stock
  • common stock equivalent
  • control stock
  • authorized stock
  • preferred stock
  • common shares
  • hot stock
  • ordinary shares
  • growth stock
  • no-par-value stock
  • hot issue
  • capital stock
  • working capital
  • float

Antonyms

  • genuine
  • legitimate
  • superior
  • divest

Etymology

  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Stock

  • hassebrock
  • interlock
  • antilock
  • antiknock
  • bangkok
  • ballcock
  • unlock
  • undock
  • strock
  • sprock
  • skroch
  • pathak
  • o'clock
  • estok
  • elcock
  • alcock
  • ad-hoc
  • adcock
  • vlok
  • stokke
  • staack
  • srock
  • spock
  • smock
  • skok
  • shrock
  • schrock
  • schlock
  • prock
  • proch

Example sentences of the word stock


1. Noun, singular or mass
Such a stock entitles you to receive dividends for as long as the issuing company is in business.

Quotes containing the word stock


1. The arts are an even better barometer of what is happening in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress.
- Hendrik Willem Van Loon

2. If anybody is looking to rent a dancing partner for an evening, I have one left in stock. That one is me, and I am on sale ‘til Tuesday at two.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. I suppose [my life] has most resembled a blue chip stock: fairly stable, more ups than downs, and gradually trending upward over time. A good buy, a lucky buy, and I've learned that not everyone can say that about his life.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

2. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] the merchandise that a shop has on hand.

Synonyms

  • merchandise
  • ware
  • product

Antonyms

  • larboard
  • obverse
  • top
  • bottom

Etymology

  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] 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.

Synonyms

  • handgun
  • machine gun
  • heavy weapon
  • support
  • ordnance
  • grip
  • side arm
  • handgrip
  • gun
  • pistol
  • artillery
  • shooting iron
  • hold
  • handle
  • pistol grip

Antonyms

  • curve
  • straight line
  • uncover
  • nonconformity

Etymology

  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. stock

verb. ['ˈstɑːk'] have on hand.

Synonyms

  • have
  • stockpile
  • hold
  • carry

Antonyms

  • primary
  • unconventional
  • fashionable
  • exciting

Etymology

  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] the descendants of one individual.

Synonyms

  • side
  • lineage
  • blood line
  • ancestry
  • blood
  • bloodline
  • kinfolk
  • stemma
  • origin
  • pedigree
  • family
  • family tree
  • line of descent
  • family line
  • kinsfolk
  • genealogy
  • parentage
  • folk
  • sept
  • line
  • phratry

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • deny
  • enable
  • lose

Etymology

  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces.

Synonyms

  • broth
  • soup
  • chicken broth
  • pot likker
  • pot liquor
  • beef broth
  • chicken stock
  • stock cube
  • liquor

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] a special variety of domesticated animals within a species.

Synonyms

  • variety
  • breed
  • strain
  • species
  • animal group
  • bloodstock

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • disapprove
  • disagree
  • take

Etymology

  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] a supply of something available for future use.

Synonyms

  • base
  • infrastructure
  • hoard
  • fund
  • stash
  • government issue
  • seed stock
  • accumulation
  • issue
  • store
  • provision
  • military issue

Antonyms

  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution
  • decrease

Etymology

  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. stock

noun. ['ˈstɑːk'] a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation.

Synonyms

  • share
  • security
  • stock certificate

Antonyms

  • outgo
  • block
  • recall
  • freeze

Etymology

  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. stock

adjective. ['ˈstɑːk'] repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse.

Synonyms

  • hackneyed
  • unoriginal
  • shopworn
  • timeworn
  • trite
  • old-hat
  • threadbare
  • banal
  • commonplace
  • tired

Antonyms

  • lowercase
  • secondary
  • inferior
  • natural object

Etymology

  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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