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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [stok]
    • /stɒk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [stok]
    • /stɒk/

Definitions of well-stocked word

  • noun well-stocked a supply of goods kept on hand for sale to customers by a merchant, distributor, manufacturer, etc.; inventory. 1
  • noun well-stocked a quantity of something accumulated, as for future use: a stock of provisions. 1
  • noun well-stocked livestock. 1
  • noun well-stocked Theater. a stock company: a job in summer stock. 1
  • noun well-stocked Finance. the outstanding capital of a company or corporation. the shares of a particular company or corporation. the certificate of ownership of such stock; stock certificate. (formerly) a tally or stick used in transactions between a debtor and a creditor. 1
  • noun well-stocked Horticulture. Also called understock. in grafting, a stem in which the bud or scion is inserted. a stem, tree, or plant that furnishes slips or cuttings; stock plant. 1

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Origin of well-stocked

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; (noun) Middle English; Old English stoc(c) stump, stake, post, log; cognate with German Stock, Old Norse stokkr tree-trunk; (v.) derivative of the noun

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Parts of speech for Well-stocked


well-stocked popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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