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o·ver·stock

 (ō′vər-stŏk′)
tr.v. o·ver·stocked, o·ver·stock·ing, o·ver·stocks
To stock more of (something) than necessary or desirable.
n. (ō′vər-stŏk′)
An excessive supply.
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overstock

(ˌəʊvəˈstɒk)
vb (tr)
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
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o•ver•stock

(n. ˈoʊ vərˌstɒk; v. ˌoʊ vərˈstɒk)
n.
1. a supply in excess of need; oversupply.
v.t.
2. to accumulate in excess of need.
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overstock


Past participle: overstocked
Gerund: overstocking

Imperative
overstock
overstock
Present
I overstock
you overstock
he/she/it overstocks
we overstock
you overstock
they overstock
Preterite
I overstocked
you overstocked
he/she/it overstocked
we overstocked
you overstocked
they overstocked
Present Continuous
I am overstocking
you are overstocking
he/she/it is overstocking
we are overstocking
you are overstocking
they are overstocking
Present Perfect
I have overstocked
you have overstocked
he/she/it has overstocked
we have overstocked
you have overstocked
they have overstocked
Past Continuous
I was overstocking
you were overstocking
he/she/it was overstocking
we were overstocking
you were overstocking
they were overstocking
Past Perfect
I had overstocked
you had overstocked
he/she/it had overstocked
we had overstocked
you had overstocked
they had overstocked
Future
I will overstock
you will overstock
he/she/it will overstock
we will overstock
you will overstock
they will overstock
Future Perfect
I will have overstocked
you will have overstocked
he/she/it will have overstocked
we will have overstocked
you will have overstocked
they will have overstocked
Future Continuous
I will be overstocking
you will be overstocking
he/she/it will be overstocking
we will be overstocking
you will be overstocking
they will be overstocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overstocking
you have been overstocking
he/she/it has been overstocking
we have been overstocking
you have been overstocking
they have been overstocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overstocking
you will have been overstocking
he/she/it will have been overstocking
we will have been overstocking
you will have been overstocking
they will have been overstocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overstocking
you had been overstocking
he/she/it had been overstocking
we had been overstocking
you had been overstocking
they had been overstocking
Conditional
I would overstock
you would overstock
he/she/it would overstock
we would overstock
you would overstock
they would overstock
Past Conditional
I would have overstocked
you would have overstocked
he/she/it would have overstocked
we would have overstocked
you would have overstocked
they would have overstocked
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overstock - stock excessively
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
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overstock

noun
An amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate:
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Translations

overstock

[ˌəʊvəˈstɒk] VTabarrotar
to be overstocked withtener existencias excesivas de
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overstock

[ˌəʊvərˈstɒk] vtsurstocker
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overstock

vt farm, pondzu hoch bestücken; the farm/pond is overstockedder Hof/der Teich hat einen zu großen Vieh-/Fischbestand; the shop is overstockedder Laden hat zu große Bestände
vi (shop)zu große (Lager)bestände haben, zu viel lagern; (farm)zu große (Vieh)bestände haben
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overstock

[ˌəʊvəˈstɒk] vtsovrapprovvigionare, sovraimmagazzinare
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References in classic literature ?
GAME continued to abound throughout the winter, and the camp was overstocked with provisions.
When the demand is equal to the quantity of goods at market, the consumer generally pays the duty; but when the markets happen to be overstocked, a great proportion falls upon the merchant, and sometimes not only exhausts his profits, but breaks in upon his capital.
They were accompanied by a brief letter to the effect that the syndicate was overstocked, and that some months would elapse before it would be in the market again for manuscripts.
The captain was very well satisfied with this plain relation I had given him, and said, "he hoped, when we returned to England, I would oblige the world by putting it on paper, and making it public." My answer was, "that we were overstocked with books of travels: that nothing could now pass which was not extraordinary; wherein I doubted some authors less consulted truth, than their own vanity, or interest, or the diversion of ignorant readers; that my story could contain little beside common events, without those ornamental descriptions of strange plants, trees, birds, and other animals; or of the barbarous customs and idolatry of savage people, with which most writers abound.
A well-stocked intelligence weakens the impulse to action; an overstocked one leads gently to idiocy.
That's precisely it, said the landlord, and I told him he couldn't sell it here, the market's overstocked. With what?
While there are many online players offering savings on their own returns and overstocks, such as Warehouse Deals, the GoOpenBox model acquires those products from a variety of retailers, gathering the best deals together in one convenient location.
After Overstock.com redoubled its defenses in the case, Execware contacted Overstocks lawyers and confirmed they had decided to dismiss the case.
Their buying power includes purchasing inventory from factory overruns, overstocks, closeouts, samples, and more.
Vendors also move many "remainders," publisher overstocks they obtain at 80 percent off the retail price, then sell to customers as half-price off bargains.
Because they sell closeouts and overstocks, inventory can be limited and the best products often sell out quickly.