Definition of STOCKS

noun : STOCKS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a frame that supports a boat while it is under construction ;

  • 2. (

    ) a frame for constraining an animal while it is receiving veterinary attention or while being shod ;

  • 3. (

    ) a former instrument of punishment consisting of a heavy timber frame with holes in which the feet (and sometimes the hands) of an offender could be locked ;

verb : STOCKS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) equip with a stock; "stock a rifle" ;

  • 3. (

    ) supply with fish; "stock a lake" ;

  • 4. (

    ) supply with livestock; "stock a farm" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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. (

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

  • 7. (

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

Adjective : STOCKS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) routine; "a stock answer" ;

  • 3. (

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


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