Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A supply stored for future use, usually carefully accrued and maintained.
  • transitive verb To accumulate and maintain a supply of for future use.

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  • noun A supply of something kept safe for future use.
  • verb To accumulate a stockpile.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb have on hand
  • noun a storage pile accumulated for future use
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose

Etymologies

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stock +‎ pile

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