Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “inventory”

inventory

verb [T]     /ˈɪnvəntri, ɪnˈventəri/ US   /ˈɪnvənˌtɔri/
to make a detailed list of all the goods and property owned by a person or a business: The judge ordered that all property should be inventoried before any more sales were made.
(Definition of inventory verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of inventory

Word of the Day

altruistic

showing a wish to help or bring advantages to others, even if it results in disadvantage for yourself

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More