place/put stock in

Definition of place/put stock in

US

  1. :  to have confidence or faith in someone or something He placed/put a lot of stock in her ability to get the job done. I don't put much stock in the rumors. I'm willing to put some stock in these polls since they've been accurate before.

Word by Word Definitions

placeplay
  1. :  physical environment :  space

    :  a way for admission or transit

    :  physical surroundings :  atmosphere

  1. :  to put in or as if in a particular place or position :  set

    :  to present for consideration

    :  to put in a particular state

  1. :  to place in a specified position or relationship :  lay

    :  to move in a specified direction

    :  to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something :  thrust

  1. :  a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

    :  the act or an instance of putting the shot

    :  an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d

  1. :  being in place :  fixed, set

stockplay
  1. :  stump

    :  a log or block of wood

    :  something without life or consciousness

  1. :  to make (a domestic animal) pregnant

    :  to fit to or with a stock

    :  to provide with stock or a stock :  supply

  1. :  kept regularly in stock

    :  commonly used or brought forward :  standard

    :  kept for breeding purposes :  brood


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