re·​stock (ˌ)rē-ˈstäk How to pronounce restock (audio)
restocked; restocking

transitive verb

: to provide (something) with a stock or supply again
restocked the pantry/shelves
Texas Department of Fish and Wildlife says the reservoir will be restocked with fish as soon as the drought ends and water levels return to normal.John Sepulvado
: to provide, obtain, or keep a stock or supply of (something) again
restock inventory
restocking trout
The retailer is now restocking about half those items because customers missed them.Marina Strauss

Examples of restock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tunnel users everywhere are known to exit tunnels to restock, breathe fresh air, and communicate with the outside world, but Hamas leadership has barely been seen above ground. Daphné Richemond-Barak, Foreign Affairs, 6 June 2024 Nordstrom's Half-Yearly Sale is back and ready to restock your closet. Clint Davis, Peoplemag, 31 May 2024 Beauty and skincare The Amazon Big Spring Sale is a great time to restock your go-to beauty products. Meaghan Kenny, Condé Nast Traveler, 20 Mar. 2024 That puts them near the receiving docks, keeping employees from having to continually run back and forth to restock shelves. Phil Wahba, Fortune, 28 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for restock 

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1680, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of restock was circa 1680

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Cite this Entry

“Restock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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