Synonyms of stock in English:



  • 1 cash-and-carry outlets rely on a rapid turnover of stock
    merchandise, goods, wares, items/articles for sale, commodities
    rare vendibles
  • 2 a stock of fuel he had a good stock of jokes
    store, supply, stockpile, reserve, hoard, cache, reservoir, accumulation, quantity, pile, heap, load; fund, bank, pool, mine, repertoire, repertory, inventory; collection, selection, assortment, variety, range
    rare amassment
  • 3 all the stock were housed and fed in sheds
    livestock, farm animals, cattle, beasts; cows, sheep, pigs, horses, oxen, goats; flocks, herds
  • 4 the railway's in-service stock is being repainted
    rolling stock, trains, locomotives, carriages, wagons; machinery, equipment, apparatus, appliances, implements
  • 5 the value of the company's stock rose by 86 per cent
    capital, funds, assets, property
  • 6 stock owned by foreign investors blue-chip stocks
  • 7 I felt I was right but my stock was low with this establishment
  • 8 he sighed and threw up his hands in a way that betrayed his French stock
    descent, ancestry, origin(s), parentage, pedigree, lineage, line, line of descent, heritage, birth, extraction, background, family, blood, bloodline, genealogy, beginnings
    rare filiation, stirps
  • 9 a pint of chicken stock
    broth; Frenchbouillon
  • 10 the stock of a tree
    trunk, tree trunk, stem, stalk
    technical caudex
  • 11 the stock of a weapon
  • Phrases

    in stock

    we can order a book for you if we don't have it in stockfor saleon saleavailableon the shelf

    take stock of

    you need to take stock of the situation firstreviewassessreassessweigh upappraiseevaluatere-evaluatelook carefully atmake an appraisal ofsee how the land lies informalsize up


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  • 1 the rug comes in six stock sizes
    standard, regular, ordinary, average; readily available, widely available; staple
    [Antonyms] non-standard
  • 2 that has been the stock response to previous economic slowdowns
    [Antonyms] original unusual
  • verb

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  • 1 most supermarkets now stock a range of organic produce
    sell, market; supply, keep, keep in stock, have, have for sale, carry, handle; offer, provide; trade in, deal in
  • 2 the bathroom was stocked with a variety of expensive toilet articles
  • 3 I must stock up the fridge
    fill, fill up, load, restock, replenish
  • 4 you'd better stock up with fuel
    amass supplies of, obtain a store of, buy up, stockpile, lay in, put away, put aside, put down, store up, collect, gather, accumulate, hoard, cache
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