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Spanish translation of “stock”

stock

noun /stok/
(often in plural ) a store of goods in a shop, warehouse etc
existencias, stock
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 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.
astillero; basada, cuna
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)
abastecerse
The boys were stocking up on/with chocolate and lemonade for their walk.
take stock to form an opinion (about a situation etc)
evaluar algo, hacer balance de algo
Before you decide, give yourself time to take stock (of the situation).
(Definition of stock from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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