stock up

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Verb1.stock up - 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"
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
overstock - stock excessively
understock - stock with less than the usual or desirable number or quantity
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
يُجَهِّز بالسِّلَع، يَتَزَوَّد بالطَّعاميُخَزِّنُ
zásobit se
opskrbiti se
felszereli magát
safna birgîum
zásobiť sa
förnya lager
lưu kho

w>stock up

visich eindecken (on mit); (squirrel etc)einen Vorrat anlegen; I must stock up on rice, I’ve almost run outmein Reis ist fast alle, ich muss meinen Vorrat auffüllen
vt sep shop, larder etcauffüllen; libraryanreichern; farmden Viehbestand (+gen)vergrößern; lake, riverden Fischbestand vergrößern in (+dat)


(stok) noun
1. (often in plural) a store of goods in a shop, warehouse etc. Buy while stocks last!; The tools you require are in / out of stock (= available / not available).
2. a supply of something. We bought a large stock of food for the camping trip.
3. farm animals. He would like to purchase more (live) stock.
4. (often in plural) money lent to the government or to a business company at a fixed interest. government stock; He has $20,000 in stocks and shares.
5. liquid obtained by boiling meat, bones etc and used for making soup etc.
6. the handle of a whip, rifle etc.
common; usual. stock sizes of shoes.
1. to keep a supply of for sale. Does this shop stock writing-paper?
2. to supply (a shop, farm etc) with goods, animals etc. He cannot afford to stock his farm.
ˈstockist noun
a person who stocks certain goods. These boots can be obtained from your local stockist.
stocks noun plural
1. the wooden framework upon which a ship is supported when being built, repaired etc.
2. formerly a wooden frame in which a criminal was fastened as a punishment.
ˈstockbroker noun
a person who buys and sells stocks and shares for others.
stock exchange
a place where stocks and shares are bought and sold.
stock market
a stock exchange, or the dealings on that.
ˈstockpile noun
a supply of goods or materials accumulated eg by a government in case of war or other emergency.
to accumulate (a supply of this sort).
ˌstock-ˈstill adjective, adverb
motionless. He stood absolutely stock-still.
ˈstock-taking noun
a regular check of the goods in a shop, warehouse etc.
stock up
to accumulate a supply of (something). The boys were stocking up on/with chocolate and lemonade for their walk.
take stock
to form an opinion (about a situation etc). Before you decide, give yourself time to take stock (of the situation).

stock up

يُخَزِّنُ zásobit se hamstre auffüllen αποθηκεύω abastecerse varastoida s’approvisionner opskrbiti se fare scorta 仕入れる 채우다 hamsteren lagre zaopatrzyć się abastecer-se запасать(ся) förnya lager เก็บสำรองไว้ depoyu doldurmak lưu kho 囤积
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This week I went to K Mart to stock up on some sale items.
The foundation of the price image consists of approximately 2,100 items that are promoted with signs identifying them as "stock ups"--meaning they are such values that shoppers should take the opportunity to stock up on them.
Some spent more money in an effort to stock up in preparation