Stock vs. Store

Stock vs. Store — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Stock and Store

Stocknoun

A supply accumulated for future use; a store.

Storenoun

A place where merchandise is offered for sale; a shop.

Stocknoun

The total merchandise kept on hand by a merchant, commercial establishment, warehouse, or manufacturer.

Storenoun

A stock or supply reserved for future use

a squirrel's store of acorns.

Stocknoun

All the animals kept or raised on a farm; livestock.

Storenoun

stores Supplies, especially of food, clothing, or arms.

Stocknoun

All the aquatic animals kept or raised in an aquaculture operation.

Storenoun

A place where commodities are kept; a warehouse or storehouse.

Stocknoun

A population of wild animals, especially of a species that is also farmed

interactions between hatchery fish and wild stocks.

Storenoun

A great quantity or number; an abundance.

Stocknoun

A kind of financial security granting rights of ownership in a corporation, such as a claim to a portion of the assets and earnings of the corporation and the right to vote for the board of directors. Stock is issued and traded in units called shares.

Storeverb

To reserve or put away for future use.

Stocknoun

The stock issued by a particular company

a mutual fund that invests in technology stocks.

Storeverb

To fill, supply, or stock.

Stocknoun

Chiefly British The money invested in a corporation, including debt and equity.

Storeverb

To deposit or receive in a storehouse or warehouse for safekeeping.

Stocknoun

Chiefly British A bond, especially a government bond.

Storeverb

(Computers) To copy (data) into memory or onto a storage device, such as a hard disk.

Stocknoun

The trunk or main stem of a tree or another plant.

Storenoun

A place where items may be accumulated or routinely kept.

This building used to be a store for old tires.

Stocknoun

A plant or stem onto which a graft is made.

Storenoun

A supply held in storage.

Stocknoun

A plant or tree from which cuttings and slips are taken.

Storenoun

(mainly North American) A place where items may be purchased.

I need to get some milk from the grocery store.

Stocknoun

The original progenitor of a family line.

Storenoun

Memory.

The main store of 1000 36-bit words seemed large at the time.

Stocknoun

The descendants of a common ancestor; a family line, especially of a specified character

comes from farming stock.

Storenoun

A large amount of information retained in one's memory.

His vast store of jokes means he has something funny to say in every situation.

Stocknoun

Ancestry or lineage; antecedents.

Storenoun

A great quantity or number; abundance.

Stocknoun

The type from which a group of animals or plants has descended.

Storeverb

(transitive) To keep (something) while not in use, generally in a place meant for that purpose.

I'll store these books in the attic.

Stocknoun

A race, family, or other related group of animals or plants.

Storeverb

To write (something) into memory or registers.

This operation stores the result on the stack.

Stocknoun

An ethnic group or other major division of the human race.

Storeverb

(intransitive) To remain in good condition while stored.

I don't think that kind of cheese will store well in the refrigerator.

Stocknoun

A group of related languages.

Storenoun

a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services;

he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod

Stocknoun

A group of related families of languages.

Storenoun

a supply of something available for future use;

he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

Stocknoun

The raw material out of which something is made.

Storenoun

an electronic memory device;

a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached

Stocknoun

Paper used for printing.

Storenoun

a depository for goods;

storehouses were built close to the docks

Stocknoun

The broth in which meat, fish, bones, or vegetables are simmered for a relatively long period, used as a base in preparing soup, gravy, or sauces.

Storeverb

keep or lay aside for future use;

store grain for the winterThe bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

Stocknoun

A main upright part, especially a supporting structure or block.

Storeverb

find a place for and put away for storage;

where should we stow the vegetables?I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some

Stocknoun

stocks(Nautical) The timber frame that supports a ship during construction.

Stocknoun

often stocks A frame in which a horse or other animal is held for shoeing or for veterinary treatment.

Stocknoun

stocks A device consisting of a heavy timber frame with holes for confining the ankles and sometimes the wrists, formerly used for punishment.

Stocknoun

(Nautical) A crosspiece at the end of the shank of an anchor.

Stocknoun

The wooden block from which a bell is suspended.

Stocknoun

The rear wooden, metal, or plastic handle or support of a rifle, pistol, or automatic weapon, to which the barrel and mechanism are attached.

Stocknoun

The long supporting structure and mooring beam of field-gun carriages that trails along the ground to provide stability and support.

Stocknoun

A handle, such as that of a whip, a fishing rod, or various carpentry tools.

Stocknoun

The frame of a plow, to which the share, handles, coulter, and other parts are fastened.

Stocknoun

A theatrical stock company.

Stocknoun

The repertoire of such a company.

Stocknoun

A theater or theatrical activity, especially outside of a main theatrical center

a small role in summer stock.

Stocknoun

(Botany) Any of several Eurasian and Mediterranean plants of the genus Matthiola in the mustard family, especially M. incana, widely cultivated for its clusters of showy, fragrant, variously colored flowers.

Stocknoun

(Games) The portion of a pack of cards or of a group of dominoes that is not dealt out but is drawn from during a game.

Stocknoun

(Geology) A body of intrusive igneous rock of which less than 100 square kilometers (40 square miles) is exposed.

Stocknoun

(Zoology) A compound organism, such as a colony of zooids.

Stocknoun

Personal reputation or status

a teacher whose stock with the students is rising.

Stocknoun

Confidence or credence

I put no stock in that statement.

Stocknoun

A long white neckcloth worn as part of a formal riding habit.

Stocknoun

A broad scarf worn around the neck, especially by certain clerics.

Stocknoun

Rolling stock.

Stockverb

To supply (a shop) with merchandise.

Stockverb

To supply (a farm) with livestock.

Stockverb

To fill (a stream, for example) with fish.

Stockverb

To keep for future sale or use.

Stockverb

To provide (a rifle, for example) with a stock.

Stockverb

(Obsolete) To put (someone) in the stocks as a punishment.

Stockverb

To gather and lay in a supply of something

stock up on canned goods.

Stockverb

To put forth or sprout new shoots. Used of a plant.

Stockadjective

Kept regularly in stock

a stock item.

Stockadjective

Repeated regularly without any thought or originality; routine

a stock answer.

Stockadjective

Employed in dealing with or caring for stock or merchandise

a stock clerk.

Stockadjective

Of or relating to the raising of livestock

stock farming.

Stockadjective

Used for breeding

a stock mare.

Stockadjective

Of or relating to a stock company or its repertoire.

Stockadjective

Of or being a conventional character or situation that recurs in many literary or cinematic works.

Stocknoun

A store or supply.

Stocknoun

(operations) A store of goods ready for sale; inventory.

We have a stock of televisions on hand.

Stocknoun

A supply of anything ready for use.

Lay in a stock of wood for the winter season.

Stocknoun

Railroad rolling stock.

Stocknoun

A stack of undealt cards made available to the players.

Stocknoun

Farm or ranch animals; livestock.

Stocknoun

The population of a given type of animal (especially fish) available to be captured from the wild for economic use.

Stocknoun

(finance) The capital raised by a company through the issue of shares. The total of shares held by an individual shareholder.

Stocknoun

The price or value of the stock for a company on the stock market.

When the bad news came out, the company's stock dropped precipitously.

Stocknoun

(figurative) The measure of how highly a person or institution is valued.

After that last screw-up of mine, my stock is pretty low around here.

Stocknoun

Any of several types of security that are similar to a stock, or marketed like one.

Stocknoun

The raw material from which things are made; feedstock.

Stocknoun

Broth made from meat (originally bones) or vegetables, used as a basis for stew or soup.

Stocknoun

The type of paper used in printing.

The books were printed on a heavier stock this year.

Stocknoun

Undeveloped film; film stock.

Stocknoun

Plain soap before it is coloured and perfumed.

Stocknoun

Stock theater, summer stock theater.

Stocknoun

The trunk and woody main stems of a tree. The base from which something grows or branches.

Stocknoun

(horticulture) The plant upon which the scion is grafted.

Stocknoun

lineage, family, ancestry.

Stocknoun

Any of the several species of cruciferous flowers in the genus Matthiola.

Stocknoun

A handle or stem to which the working part of an implement or weapon is attached.

Stocknoun

(firearm) The part of a rifle or shotgun that rests against the shooter's shoulder.

Stocknoun

The handle of a whip, fishing rod, etc.

Stocknoun

Part of a machine that supports items or holds them in place.

Stocknoun

The headstock of a lathe, drill, etc.

Stocknoun

The tailstock of a lathe.

Stocknoun

A bar, stick or rod.

Stocknoun

A ski pole.

Stocknoun

(nautical) A bar going through an anchor, perpendicular to the flukes.

Stocknoun

(nautical) The axle attached to the rudder, which transfers the movement of the helm to the rudder.

Stocknoun

(geology) A pipe (vertical cylinder of ore)

Stocknoun

A type of (now formal or official) neckwear.

Stocknoun

A necktie or cravat, particularly a wide necktie popular in the eighteenth century, often seen today as a part of formal wear for horse riding competitions.

Stocknoun

A piece of black cloth worn under a clerical collar.

Stocknoun

A bed for infants; a crib, cot, or cradle

Stocknoun

(folklore) A piece of wood magically made to be just like a real baby and substituted for it by magical beings.

Stocknoun

(obsolete) A cover for the legs; a stocking.

Stocknoun

A block of wood; something fixed and solid; a pillar; a firm support; a post.

Stocknoun

A person who is as dull and lifeless as a stock or post; one who has little sense.

Stocknoun

The longest part of a split tally stick formerly struck in the exchequer, which was delivered to the person who had lent the king money on account, as the evidence of indebtedness.

Stocknoun

The frame or timbers on which a ship rests during construction.

Stocknoun

Red and grey bricks, used for the exterior of walls and the front of buildings.

Stocknoun

(biology) In tectology, an aggregate or colony of individuals, such as as trees, chains of salpae, etc.

Stocknoun

The beater of a fulling mill.

Stocknoun

A thrust with a rapier; a stoccado.

Stockverb

To have on hand for sale.

The store stocks all kinds of dried vegetables.

Stockverb

To provide with material requisites; to store; to fill; to supply.

to stock a warehouse with goodsto stock a farm, i.e. to supply it with cattle and toolsto stock land, i.e. to occupy it with a permanent growth, especially of grass

Stockverb

To allow (cows) to retain milk for twenty-four hours or more prior to sale.

Stockverb

To put in the stocks as punishment.

Stockverb

(nautical) To fit (an anchor) with a stock, or to fasten the stock firmly in place.

Stockverb

To arrange cards in a certain manner for cheating purposes; to stack the deck.

Stockadjective

Of a type normally available for purchase/in stock.

stock itemsstock sizes

Stockadjective

Having the same configuration as cars sold to the non-racing public, or having been modified from such a car.

Stockadjective

Straightforward, ordinary, just another, very basic.

That band is quite stockHe gave me a stock answer

Stocknoun

the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity);

he owns a controlling share of the company's stock

Stocknoun

liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces;

she made gravy with a base of beef stock

Stocknoun

the merchandise that a shop has on hand;

they carried a vast inventory of hardware

Stocknoun

a supply of something available for future use;

he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

Stocknoun

not used technically; any animals kept for use or profit

Stocknoun

the descendants of one individual;

his entire lineage has been warriors

Stocknoun

the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun;

the rifle had been fitted with a special stock

Stocknoun

the reputation and popularity a person has;

his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor

Stocknoun

a special variety of domesticated animals within a species;

he experimented on a particular breed of white ratshe created a new strain of sheep

Stocknoun

lumber used in the construction of something;

they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter

Stocknoun

a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation;

the value of his stocks doubled during the past year

Stocknoun

any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia

Stocknoun

a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants

Stocknoun

any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers

Stocknoun

the handle end of some implements or tools;

he grabbed the cue by the stock

Stocknoun

persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant

Stocknoun

an ornamental white cravat

Stockverb

have on hand;

Do you carry kerosene heaters?

Stockverb

equip with a stock;

stock a rifle

Stockverb

supply with fish;

stock a lake

Stockverb

supply with livestock;

stock a farm

Stockverb

stock up on to keep for future use or sale;

let's stock coffee as long as prices are low

Stockverb

provide or furnish with a stock of something;

stock the larder with meat

Stockverb

put forth and grow sprouts or shoots;

the plant sprouted early this year

Stockadjective

repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse;

bromidic sermonshis remarks were trite and commonplacehackneyed phrasesa stock answerrepeating threadbare jokesparroting some timeworn axiomthe trite metaphor `hard as nails'

Stockadjective

routine;

a stock answer

Stockadjective

regularly and widely used or sold;

a standard sizea stock item