Translation of stock in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (supply) (often plural) stocks of coalget in a good stock of food/drink for the partyreservas (feminine plural) de carbónwe need to get some stocks incompra bastante comida/bebida para la fiestaher vast stock of knowledge on the subjectnecesitamos abastecernos or aprovisionarnossus amplísimos conocimientos sobre el temaExample sentences1.2 uncountable (of shop, business)
to have something in stockexistencias (feminine plural)estoc (masculine)we're out of stock of green onestener algo en estoc or en existenciasto take stockno nos quedan verdeslas verdes se han agotado or están agotadas(review situation)hacer un balanceevaluar la situación(lit: make inventory)to take stock of somebodyhacer el inventarioto take stock of somethingformarse un juicio sobre alguienhacer un balance de algoevaluar algo
- Co-op stores around Swindon have been running low on stock after a regional distribution warehouse in Oxford was flooded.
- He thought the thieves would dispose of the shop's stock at car boot sales or use them for family gifts.
- We are always looking for willing volunteers to help with everything from sorting and preparing stock to merchandising and sales.
- 2 (Finance) 2.1 uncountable (shares)acciones (feminine plural)valores (masculine plural)(government securities)I have some stock in that companybonos (masculine plural) or papel (masculine) del Estadocommon stock (American English) Treasury stock (American English)tengo algunas acciones en esa compañía(corporate)(of UK government)to put o take stock in something (American English)títulos (masculine plural) de la deuda pública(before noun) stock certificatedar crédito a algostock dividendtítulo (masculine) or certificado (masculine) de accionesstock ratingdividendo (masculine) en acciones2.2stocks and bonds o (British English) stocks and sharescalificación (feminine) de valoresacciones (feminine plural)(including government securities)2.3 (reputation) See examples: his stock with the other teachers is highacciones (feminine plural) y bonos (masculine plural) del Estadohis stock is rising in the eyes of the electoratelos demás profesores tienen muy buen concepto de élestá ganando cada vez más prestigio entre el electoradoExample sentences
- However, when you start your Open Annuity, you also buy a special preference share in the insurance company operating it.
- In 1997 they retained their first preference share but lost more than half their seats because their vote was spread over too many candidates.
- Company head Dan Brown said at the meeting that existing shareholders would have an opportunity to purchase one preference share at $1.00 for every five ordinary share currently owned.
- 3 uncountable (livestock) (before noun) stock farmerstock farmingganadero, (-ra) (masculine, feminine)cría (feminine) de ganadoExample sentences
- Perhaps he would enthusiastically support moves for greater commercial use of kangaroos, rather than the hoofed stock, sheep and cattle, that break the crust.
- Other potential agricultural applications of Fantesk include sprays, coatings for nursery stock, and livestock feed additives.
- The club also organizes visits to leading dairy farms and research institutes, holds dairy stock judging events and herds competitions.
- 4 uncountable (descent) I'm of Spanish/pioneer stockto come of good stocksoy descendiente de españoles/pionerosser de buena familiaExample sentences
- The Dogras inhabiting the hilly tract bounding the mountains of the Kashmir Valle on the south and extending to the plains of the Punjab, are descended from Aryan stock.
- During these difficult times he was faithfully supported and encouraged by his wife, who was descended from good Puritan stock.
- Much of my Yorkshire stock descended from the Viking Raids of the 9th century.
- 5 countable 5.1 (stem)(— of tree)(— of vine)(— for grafting onto)5.2 (for cuttings)portainjerto (masculine)planta (feminine) madreExample sentences
- Always try to plant bare-root stock as soon as you get home.
- With container grown stock, the plant has been growing in a container for a period of time.
- Yet, there are many budget-minded owners who still believe that money can be saved by planting smaller seedling stock.
- Many of the modern roses in commerce today are grafted onto these stocks.
- Of particular concern are roses grafted onto R. fortuniana root stocks - stocks with notoriously shallow root zones.
- Grey rectangles indicate the presence of a rooted stock.
- 6 countable 6.1 (of gun) 6.2 (of fishing rod, whip)Example sentences
- The silky voice became a bark as he fingered the stock of a whip lying across his knees.
- It halved the rifle where the stock joined the barrel, and two fingers from the weasel's right paw fell to the forest floor.
- Rolling left to lie prone, I shoved the rifle stock to my shoulder and dared to reconnoiter by peeping over a twisted root.
- Making a splint from a rifle stock, he again treated himself and managed to crawl back to an aid station.
- 7 uncountable (Cookery) chicken stockcaldo de polloExample sentences
- Use the caramel-colored water for soup, stock and gravy.
- Keep the basics on hand: frozen marinara and pesto for quick pasta meals, and a simple vegetable or chicken stock for fast soups.
- Even the soup of the day is an intentional creation, using freshly prepared vegetables and stock with fresh meat, fowl, or fish added.
- 8 countable (plant, flower)Example sentences
- To prolong bloom time on pansies, stock, sweet alyssum, snapdragons and other cool-weather plants, clip off flowers as they fade.
- They hold pink cyclamen, maidenhair fern, pink polka-dot plant, and fragrant pink stock.
- Yellow and orange calendulas bloom through winter, as will pink and white English daisies and sweet-scented stock.
- 9also: stocks plural9.1 (in shipbuilding) to be on the stocks(in preparation)estar en preparación(lit: of ship)9.2 (History) (for punishment) See examples:the stocksestar en construcciónel cepoExample sentences
- Every confinement of the person is an imprisonment, whether it be in a common prison, or in a private house, or in the stocks, or even by forcibly detaining one in the public streets.
- A believer in strict discipline, he preferred forms of punishment like putting a prisoner in stocks or shackling him to a ball and chain.
- Among the other stunts for charity, they plan to don wet suits at Sea World and get in the stocks at Stirling Jail.
- After bracing the bulkheads to the stocks, the longitudinal framing can start going on.
- 1 (Business) we don't stock that brandno vendemos esa marcano trabajamos esa marcaExample sentences
- The High Street giant wants to add potency to its sales performance by stocking products which would really set pulses racing.
- The shortbread is seen as a luxury product principally stocked by dollar-based supermarkets.
- She did a roaring mail-order trade and stocked her products in ‘fine’ chemists.
- 2 (fill)(larder)the store is well stocked with the latest fashionsto stock (up) the freezerla tienda tiene un gran surtido de prendas de última modathe poultry farm was stocked with good layersllenar el congeladorto stock a lake with fishel criadero tenía buenas ponedoraspoblar un lago de pecesExample sentences
- Muleteers provide aid stations stocked with Peruvian cheese sandwiches, coca tea, and other energy foods along every trail; camps await runners at the end of each day.
- Like any analog-oriented operation, Remote Recording is stocked with loads of outboard gear and 200 microphones from all major manufacturers.
- The Blue Horizon was stocked with a large supply of caffeinated drinks and she was delighted to have so much to live on.
adjective (before noun)
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan
Find out how to write letters in Spanish, including advice on greetings, layout, endings...
In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.