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verb [transitive] stock pronunciation in British English /stɒk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theystock
he/she/itstocks
present participlestocking
past tensestocked
past participlestocked
  1. 1
    if a shop stocks goods, it has them available for sale
    Do you stock fishing rods?
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  2. 2

    stock

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    stock up

    to fill a place with things that you will need
    stock something with something: They had stocked their cupboards with food for the holidays.
    The bathroom was stocked with expensive toilet articles.
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  3. 3
    to put fish in a lake or river
    stock something with something: a river stocked with salmon
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