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verb [transitive] stock pronunciation in American English /stɑk/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlestocking
past tensestocked
past participlestocked
  1. 1
    if a store stocks goods, it has them available for sale

    Do you stock fishing rods?

  2. 2



    stock up

    to fill a place with things that you will need
    stock something with something:

    They had stocked their refrigerator with plenty of food before the big game.

  3. 3
    to put fish in a lake or river
    stock something with something:

    a river stocked with trout

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