ETYM as. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to Dutch stok, German stock, Old High Germ. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Swed. stock, Dan. stok, and as. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Related to Stokker, Stucco, and Tuck a rapier.
1. The merchandise that a shop has on hand; SYN. inventory.
2. The capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to partial ownership.
3. The handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; SYN. gunstock.
4. The reputation and popularity a person has.
5. Wood used in the construction of something.
6. The handle end of some implements or tools.
7. A plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants.
8. Persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant; SYN. caudex.
1. Espèce. Une race de chats.
3. Descendance. Lui et ceux de sa race.
4. Engeance. Une race d'escrocs.
1. Réserve. Un article disponible en stock.
2. (Au pluriel) Ensemble des biens matériels d'une entreprise.
Action de stocker.
Materials, unfinished goods, or work-in-progress, and finished goods that businesses hold. They need to hold materials and unfinished goods because they are needed for production. Finished goods are held until sold. Companies usually try to keep the value of their stock as low as possible, while still being able to make enough finished goods to supply their markets on time.
In the US, each share of stock represents proportional ownership in a corporation. Once offered by a corporation going public, stock can be bought and sold on a stock exchange, but the corporation has no obligation to buy it back. Sold to raise capital, stock gives the holder specified rights, including the right to examine the books and the right to vote for the directors. Dividends can be paid, in cash or in stock, when the corporation declares a profit.
1. Acte. Passer ŕ l'action.
2. Effet. Sous l'action de.
3. Mouvement. Action revendicative.
4. Titre. Action en Bourse.
1. To have on hand; SYN. carry, stockpile.
2. To provide or furnish with a stock of something
3. To stock up on to keep for future use or sale; SYN. buy in.
Avoir dans sa réserve immédiatement disponible.