Translation of "stock" - English-French dictionary


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

titre; action
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.

manche; crosse
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.

courtier en valeurs mobilières
stock exchange

a place where stocks and shares are bought and sold.

Bourse (des valeurs)
stock market

a stock exchange, or the dealings on that.

marché financier
stockpile noun

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

stock de réserve
stock-still adjective, adverb


cloué sur place
He stood absolutely stock-still.
stock-taking noun

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

prise d’inventaire
stock up

to accumulate a supply of (something)

faire des provisions de
The boys were stocking up on/with chocolate and lemonade for their walk.
take stock

to form an opinion (about a situation etc)

faire le point (de)
Before you decide, give yourself time to take stock (of the situation).

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