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Definition of stock verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they stock
    he / she / it stocks
    past simple stocked
    -ing form stocking
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  1. 1stock something (of a store) to keep a supply of a particular type of goods to sell Do you stock green tea? We stock a wide range of camping equipment.
  2. 2[often passive] stock something (with something) to fill something with food, books, etc. The pond was well stocked with fish. a well-stocked library
  3. Phrasal Verbsstock somethingupstock up (on/with something)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: stock