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stock

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of stock

  1. accepted, used, or practiced by most people the conversation became interesting once we got beyond the stock niceties and observations about the weather Synonyms of stock conventional, customary, going, popular, prevailing, prevalent, standard, current, usualWords Related to stock average, common, everyday, normal, ordinary; regular, routine; epidemic, ubiquitous, universal, widespread; accustomed, wonted; fashionable, in, modish, stylishNear Antonyms of stock abnormal, exceptional, extraordinary, uncommonAntonyms of stock nonstandard, unconventional, unpopular, unusual


stock

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of stock

  1. 1 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor the bride comes from good stock Synonyms of stock blood, clan, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, lineage, people, race, family, tribeWords Related to stock blended family, nuclear family; extended family, household, kith; brood; descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed; clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative; dynastyNear Antonyms of stock ancestry, birth, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree

  2. 2 a stupid person just sat there like a stock, staring at me blankly whenever I asked him a question Synonyms of stock airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, bonehead, bubblehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, clodpoll (or clodpole), clot [British], cluck, clunk, cretin, cuddy (or cuddie) [British dialect], deadhead, dim bulb [slang], dimwit, dip, dodo, dolt, donkey, doofus [slang], dope, dork [slang], dullard, dumbbell, dumbhead, dum-dum, dummkopf, dummy, dunce, dunderhead, fathead, gander, golem, goof, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, hardhead, ignoramus, imbecile, jackass, know-nothing, knucklehead, lamebrain, loggerhead [chiefly dialect], loon, lump, lunkhead, meathead, mome [archaic], moron, mug [chiefly British], mutt, natural, nimrod [slang], nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, noddy, noodle, numskull (or numbskull), oaf, pinhead, prat [British], ratbag [chiefly Australian], saphead, schlub (also shlub) [slang], schnook [slang], simpleton, idiot, stupe, stupid, thickhead, turkey, woodenhead, yahoo, yo-yoWords Related to stock booby, buffoon, fool, goose, loony, lunatic, madman, nut, zany; loser; gawk; featherbrain, scatterbrain; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cur, heel, jerk, skunk, snake, stinker, villain; bimbette [slang], bimbo [slang], himboNear Antonyms of stock egghead, intellect, intellectual, sage, thinker, whiz, wizard; polymath, Renaissance man; sharpie (or sharpy)Antonyms of stock brain, genius

  3. 3 firm belief in the integrity, ability, effectiveness, or genuineness of someone or something don't put any stock in her promises—she'll just tell you what she thinks you want to hear Synonyms of stock confidence, credence, faith, trustWords Related to stock acceptance, assurance, assuredness, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness, surety; credit, dependence (also dependance), hope, relianceNear Antonyms of stock disbelief, incredulity, unbelief; distrustfulness, doubt, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, mistrustfulness, nonconfidence, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainness, uncertainty; disenchantment, disillusion, disillusionmentAntonyms of stock distrust, mistrust

  4. 4 the line of ancestors from whom a person is descended his family is of mixed northern European stock Synonyms of stock birth, blood, bloodline, breeding, descent, extraction, family tree, genealogy, line, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, ancestry, strainWords Related to stock heredity, succession; family, house; kin, kindred, relations, relatives; raceNear Antonyms of stock offspring; child, heir, inheritor, son, successorAntonyms of stock issue, posterity, progeny, seed

  5. 5 the number of individuals or amount of something available at any given time the new study adds to the general stock of knowledge about genetic disorders Synonyms of stock budget, force, fund, inventory, pool, repertoire, reservoir, supplyWords Related to stock reserve, resource; cache, hoard, stockpile; refill, renewal, replacement; kitty, nest egg, pot, purse; fountain, mine, source, spring, well, wellspring



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