Definition of restock in English:

restock

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Replenish (a store) with fresh stock or supplies.

    ‘work began at once to restock the fishery’
    • ‘‘They have to restock the display two or three times during a two-hour promotion,’ she said.’
    • ‘I tell her she needs to restock the fridge, so she says she'll go grocery shopping tomorrow after school.’
    • ‘As well as annually producing fish for restocking rivers, Calverton also takes a leading role in spawning threatened species and in supporting research projects such as the current investigations on endocrine disrupting substances.’
    • ‘With this technique, known as micropropagation, forest-product companies can restock plantations with millions of genetically identical tree plantlets.’
    • ‘The evening is being catered by Tom's Snacks, who recently restocked the vending machines.’
    • ‘However, the agriculture industry is expected to contract due to the failing meat price and farmers are expected to restock rather than sell their animals.’
    • ‘Farmers harvest the full-grown fish and restock the ponds with more fingerlings, meaning that several different ages of catfish are present in a pond at any one time.’
    • ‘Some disruption was expected in the months after the bankruptcy filing as the retailer scrambled to restock its shelves.’
    • ‘Production, sales, and payrolls will also get a lift from businesses' efforts to restock their current inadequate levels of inventories.’
    • ‘Winter is also a good time to reorganize and restock your gardening supplies.’
    • ‘Stores are restocked daily - but sometimes, even that's not enough to meet demand.’
    • ‘Manufacturers are benefiting especially from the efforts of companies to restock inventories to levels that are better in line with the pickup in demand that began last year.’
    • ‘As businesses seek to restock inventory as well as meet new demand, factory production will speed up, creating new jobs, more profits, and bigger wage and salary increases.’
    • ‘But the GDP data plus monthly numbers suggest that companies are still having a hard time restocking their shelves.’
    • ‘In contrast, consuming sugar after a workout is vital for restocking muscle-glycogen stores.’
    • ‘If they do not reproduce, channel catfish must be restocked periodically to replace those harvested.’
    • ‘After they're waylaid by a violent storm, the men are forced to go into a town to restock their supplies.’
    • ‘In the 1980s, the government provided aid to farmers, and by the middle of the decade nearly a hundred ranches had been restocked with cattle.’
    • ‘I restocked his food supply with rice cakes, salad, and cans of fresh air.’
    • ‘Many developers are taking the opportunity to restock their land banks and will pay quite good prices for well located sites, particularly those on the major arterial routes.’
    stock, pack, load
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Pronunciation:

restock

/rēˈstäk/