Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “stock up”

See all translations

stock up

phrasal verb with stock
 
 
/stɒk/ verb [T] COMMERCE
to buy a large quantity of something: There are genuine reductions to take advantage of, and it could be worth stocking up.stock up on sth Before the storm arrived, Jamaicans rushed to stores to stock up on bottled water.
Translations of “stock up”
in Korean -을 많이 사다…
in Arabic يُخَزِّن…
in Portuguese prover, sortir, estocar…
in Catalan proveir-se…
in Japanese 蓄える, 買いだめする…
in Italian fare una scorta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大量購買, 囤積…
in Russian запасаться…
in Turkish depolamak, stok yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大量购买, 囤积…
in Polish zaopatrywać się, robić zapasy…
(Definition of stock up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of stock up?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “stock up” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More