Define: Stock

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Definition: Stock


Quick Summary of Stock


A word with two different meanings. It may be used to describe an inventory of goods held for resale or for use in business. It may also be used to describe shares in the ownership of a company. The meaning will usually be obvious from the way in which the word is used.



What is the dictionary definition of Stock?

Dictionary Definition


  1. A store or supply
  2. finance The capital raised by a company through the issue of shares. The total of shares held by an individual shareholder.
  3. The raw material from which things are made; feedstock.

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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.