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Definition shares of ownership of a corporation

There are many other common senses of this word such as:
  • goods or merchandise available for sale
  • animals raised for sale such as cattle or pigs
  • a broth used for soup
  • the part of a rifle to which the barrel and firing mechanism are attached
  • She bought Google stock before it doubled in value.
stock = shares of ownership of different corporations
  • She invests a little of each paycheck into the stock market.
  • stock = shares of ownership of different corporations
  • Up in the city, I tried for a while to list the quotations on an interminable amount of stock, then I fell asleep in my swivel-chair.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • stock = shares of ownership of corporations
  • Playing the stock-market, of course, the last refuge in the world for the dangerous intellectual out of a job.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • stock = regarding shares of ownership of corporations
  • The first Stanley Yelnats, Stanley's great-grandfather, had made a fortune in the stock market.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • stock = shares of ownership of corporations
  • On Wall Street, stock prices were racing toward an all-time high.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  •   Go for broke, the will said.
      "In the stock market," Turtle said. "And whoever makes the most money wins it all, the whole two hundred million dollars."
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • Others, the Quackenbushes of this world, could calmly watch the war approach them and jump into it at the last and most advantageous instant, as though buying into the stock market.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • stock = shares of ownership of corporations
  • I suppose she chose me because she knew my name; as I read the alphabet a faint line appeared between her eyebrows, and after making me read most of My First Reader and the stock-market quotations from The Mobile Register aloud, she discovered that I was literate and looked at me with more than faint distaste.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • stock = regarding shares of ownership of corporations
  • These consisted of stock certificates, deeds of trust, and promissory notes.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • She had made one million dollars in the stock market, lost it all, then made five million more.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • The stock market jumped twenty-five points.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • In spite of the fact that the stock market dropped thirty points since we received our ten thousand dollars, we have increased our capital to $11,587.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • So every half hour Turtle had to ask permission to go to the lavatory in order to keep up with the latest stock market reports.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • That meant selling every stock mentioned in their clues and buying more shares of Westing Paper Products—at a loss of some thousands of dollars.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • stock = share of ownership of a corporation
  • In the morning the stock market rose three points.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • So was the stock market, which fell another six points.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • Her only problem was that dumb stock market; it didn't want to play the game.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • Besides, I didn't pick these stocks.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • stocks = shares of ownership of different corporations
  • The dressmaker thought of the clue Chris had dropped; no stock symbol had five letters or even resembled the word plain.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations

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