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in·ven·to·ry

 (ĭn′vən-tôr′ē)
n. pl. in·ven·to·ries
1.
a. A detailed, itemized list, report, or record of things in one's possession, especially a periodic survey of all goods and materials in stock.
b. The process of making such a list, report, or record.
c. The items listed in such a report or record.
d. The quantity of goods and materials on hand; stock.
2. An evaluation or a survey, as of abilities, assets, or resources.
tr.v. in·ven·to·ried, in·ven·to·ry·ing, in·ven·to·ries
1. To make an itemized report or record of.
2. To include in an itemized report or record.

[Middle English inventorie, from Medieval Latin inventōrium, alteration of Late Latin inventārium, from Latin inventus, past participle of invenīre, to find; see invent.]

in′ven·to′ri·al adj.
in′ven·to′ri·al·ly adv.

inventory

(ˈɪnvəntərɪ; -trɪ)
n
1. a detailed list of articles, goods, property, etc
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping) (often plural) accounting chiefly
a. the amount or value of a firm's current assets that consist of raw materials, work in progress, and finished goods; stock
b. such assets individually
vb, -tories, -torying or -toried
(tr) to enter (items) in an inventory; make a list of
[C16: from Medieval Latin inventōrium; see invent]
ˈinventoriable adj
ˌinvenˈtorial adj
ˌinvenˈtorially adv

in•ven•to•ry

(ˈɪn vənˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

n., pl. -to•ries, n.
1. a complete listing of merchandise or stock on hand, work in progress, raw materials, etc., made each year by a business.
2. the items represented on such a list, as a merchant's stock of goods.
3. the aggregate value of a stock of goods.
4. a detailed, often descriptive list of articles, giving the code number, quantity, and value of each; catalog.
5. a formal list of the property of a person or estate.
6. a tally of one's personality traits, aptitudes, skills, etc., for use in counseling and guidance.
7. a catalog of natural resources.
8. the act of making a catalog or detailed listing.
v.t.
9. to make an inventory of; enter in an inventory; catalog.
10. to evaluate or summarize.
11. to keep an available supply of (merchandise); stock.
v.i.
12. to have value as shown by an inventory.
[1400–1450; late Middle English inventorie < Medieval Latin inventōrium]
in′ven•to`ri•a•ble, adj.
in`ven•to′ri•al, adj.
in`ven•to′ri•al•ly, adv.
syn: See list1.

inventory


Past participle: inventoried
Gerund: inventorying

Imperative
inventory
inventory
Present
I inventory
you inventory
he/she/it inventories
we inventory
you inventory
they inventory
Preterite
I inventoried
you inventoried
he/she/it inventoried
we inventoried
you inventoried
they inventoried
Present Continuous
I am inventorying
you are inventorying
he/she/it is inventorying
we are inventorying
you are inventorying
they are inventorying
Present Perfect
I have inventoried
you have inventoried
he/she/it has inventoried
we have inventoried
you have inventoried
they have inventoried
Past Continuous
I was inventorying
you were inventorying
he/she/it was inventorying
we were inventorying
you were inventorying
they were inventorying
Past Perfect
I had inventoried
you had inventoried
he/she/it had inventoried
we had inventoried
you had inventoried
they had inventoried
Future
I will inventory
you will inventory
he/she/it will inventory
we will inventory
you will inventory
they will inventory
Future Perfect
I will have inventoried
you will have inventoried
he/she/it will have inventoried
we will have inventoried
you will have inventoried
they will have inventoried
Future Continuous
I will be inventorying
you will be inventorying
he/she/it will be inventorying
we will be inventorying
you will be inventorying
they will be inventorying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inventorying
you have been inventorying
he/she/it has been inventorying
we have been inventorying
you have been inventorying
they have been inventorying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inventorying
you will have been inventorying
he/she/it will have been inventorying
we will have been inventorying
you will have been inventorying
they will have been inventorying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inventorying
you had been inventorying
he/she/it had been inventorying
we had been inventorying
you had been inventorying
they had been inventorying
Conditional
I would inventory
you would inventory
he/she/it would inventory
we would inventory
you would inventory
they would inventory
Past Conditional
I would have inventoried
you would have inventoried
he/she/it would have inventoried
we would have inventoried
you would have inventoried
they would have inventoried
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inventory - a detailed list of all the items in stockinventory - a detailed list of all the items in stock
list, listing - a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
inventory item - an item listed in an inventory
parts inventory - an inventory of replacement parts
2.inventory - the merchandise that a shop has on hand; "they carried a vast inventory of hardware"; "they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory"
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
3.inventory - (accounting) the value of a firm's current assets including raw materials and work in progress and finished goods
accounting - a system that provides quantitative information about finances
register - a book in which names and transactions are listed
4.inventory - a collection of resourcesinventory - a collection of resources; "he dipped into his intellectual armory to find an answer"
resourcefulness, imagination, resource - the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems; "a man of resource"
5.inventory - making an itemized list of merchandise or supplies on hand; "an inventory may be necessary to see if anything is missing"; "they held an inventory every month"
itemisation, itemization, listing - the act of making a list of items
stocktake, stock-take - an instance of stocktaking; "the auditor did not attend the stocktake or check the valuations"
Verb1.inventory - make or include in an itemized record or report; "Inventory all books before the end of the year"
list - include in a list; "Am I listed in your register?"

inventory

noun list, record, catalogue, listing, account, roll, file, schedule, register, description, log, directory, tally, roster, stock book He made an inventory of everything that was to stay.

inventory

noun
A supply stored or hidden for future use:
Slang: stash.
Translations
جَرْدٌقائِمَة جَرْ للبَضائِع
inventářinventura
beholdningsopgørelselagerlisteopgørelse
inventaarioinventoida
inventar
leltár
vöruskrá; eignaskrá
目録
품목 일람
aprašasinventorius
inventāra saraksts
inventár
inventarieförteckning
รายการสิ่งของ
bản kiểm kê

inventory

[ˈɪnvəntrɪ]
A. Ninventario m
to draw up an inventory of sthhacer un inventario de algo
B. VTinventariar
C. CPD inventory control Ncontrol m de existencias or de inventario

inventory

[ˈɪnvəntəri] ninventaire minventory control ncontrôle m des stocks

inventory

nInventar nt, → Bestandsaufnahme f; to make or take an inventory of somethingInventar von etw or den Bestand einer Sache (gen)aufnehmen
vt (Comm) → inventarisieren

inventory

[ˈɪnvəntrɪ] ninventario
to draw up/take an inventory → fare l'inventario

inventory

(ˈinvəntri) , ((American) ˈinvənˌto:ri) plural ˈinventories noun
a formal and detailed list of goods eg house furniture.

inventory

جَرْدٌ inventář opgørelse Inventar κατάλογος απογραφέντων αντικειμένων inventario inventaario inventaire inventar inventario 目録 품목 일람 inventaris liste inwentarz inventário опись inventarieförteckning รายการสิ่งของ envanter bản kiểm kê 存货
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By inventories, it appears that their stock in hand for the supply of the interior posts, was superior to that of the Northwest Company; so that they had nothing to fear from competition.
It was Miss Briggs and little Rawdon, whose business it was to see to the inward renovation of Sir Pitt's house, to superintend the female band engaged in stitching the blinds and hangings, to poke and rummage in the drawers and cupboards crammed with the dirty relics and congregated trumperies of a couple of generations of Lady Crawleys, and to take inventories of the china, the glass, and other properties in the closets and store-rooms.
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