Translation of "stock" - English-German dictionary


noun /stok/

(often in plural ) a store of goods in a shop, warehouse etc

der Vorrat
Buy while stocks last!
The tools you require are in / out of stock (= available / not available).

a supply of something

der Vorrat
We bought a large stock of food for the camping trip.

farm animals

der (Vieh-)Bestand
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

die Brühe
beef/vegetable stock.

the handle of a whip, rifle etc.

der Schaft
stockist noun

a person who stocks certain goods

der/die Lagerverwalter(in)
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.

der Stapel(bau)

formerly a wooden frame in which a criminal was fastened as a punishment

der Stock
As a punishment he was put in the village stocks.
stockbroker noun

a person who buys and sells stocks and shares for others.

der Broker
stock exchange

a place where stocks and shares are bought and sold.

die Börse
stock market

a stock exchange, or the dealings on that.

die Börse
stockpile noun

a supply of goods or materials accumulated eg by a government in case of war or other emergency.

der Notvorrat
stock-still adjective, adverb


He stood absolutely stock-still.
stock-taking noun

a regular check of the goods in a shop, warehouse etc.

die Bestandsaufnahme
stock up

to accumulate a supply of (something)

sich eindecken
The boys were stocking up on/with chocolate and lemonade for their walk.
take stock

to form an opinion (about a situation etc)

sich klarwerden
Before you decide, give yourself time to take stock (of the situation).

(Translation of “stock” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)