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verb [transitive] stock pronunciation in British English /stɒk/ 
Word Forms
present tense
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 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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