German translation of “stock”
stock noun /stok/
› (often in plural ) a store of goods in a shop, warehouse etc
Buy while stocks last! The tools you require are in / out of stock (= available / not available). › a supply of something
We bought a large stock of food for the camping trip. › farm animals
He would like to purchase more (live) stock. › (often in plural) money lent to the government or to a business company at a fixed interest
das Kapital, die Aktie
government stock He has $20,000 in stocks and shares. › liquid obtained by boiling meat, bones etc and used for making soup etc
beef/vegetable stock. › the handle of a whip, rifle etc.
stockist noun › a person who stocks certain goods
These boots can be obtained from your local stockist. stocks noun plural › the wooden framework upon which a ship is supported when being built, repaired etc.
› formerly a wooden frame in which a criminal was fastened as a punishment
As a punishment he was put in the village stocks. stockbroker noun › a person who buys and sells stocks and shares for others.
stock exchange › a place where stocks and shares are bought and sold.
stock market › a stock exchange, or the dealings on that.
stockpile noun › a supply of goods or materials accumulated eg by a government in case of war or other emergency.
stock-still adjective, adverb › motionless
He stood absolutely stock-still. stock-taking noun › a regular check of the goods in a shop, warehouse etc.
stock up › to accumulate a supply of (something)
The boys were stocking up on/with chocolate and lemonade for their walk. take stock › to form an opinion (about a situation etc)
Before you decide, give yourself time to take stock (of the situation).