overstock(redirected from overstocks)
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tr.v. o·ver·stocked, o·ver·stock·ing, o·ver·stocks
To stock more of (something) than necessary or desirable.
An excessive supply.
1. (Commerce) to hold or supply (a commodity) in excess of requirements
2. (Agriculture) to run more farm animals on (a piece of land) than it is capable of maintaining
o•ver•stock(n. ˈoʊ vərˌstɒk; v. ˌoʊ vərˈstɒk)
1. a supply in excess of need; oversupply.v.t.
2. to accumulate in excess of need.
Past participle: overstocked
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buy in, stock up, stock - amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use; "let's stock coffee as long as prices are low"
understock - stock with less than the usual or desirable number or quantity