noun, plural in·ven·to·ries.
verb (used with object), in·ven·to·ried, in·ven·to·ry·ing.
verb (used without object), in·ven·to·ried, in·ven·to·ry·ing.
- invent the wheel,
- inver grove heights,
Origin of inventory
Examples from the Web for inventory
It has been rumored that Ebola is in inventory at high-level labs in many countries, some of which are not our friends.
The group holds territory, and manages an inventory of heavy military and civilian equipment.Air Force Pilots Say They're Flying Blind Against ISIS|Dave Majumdar|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Edmond began the inventory of looted objects after the liberation and before Paul returned to France.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Salem personally selected 40 percent of the securities from the Goldman inventory.Too Big to Jail: Confessions of a Goldman Sachs Brat|Michael Daly|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An inventory will reportedly get underway here in the near future.
Lucy said that she would go up into the dining-room, and take an inventory of the furniture.Tales And Novels, Volume 2 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
Hamilton's keen, quick, satisfied glance at his wife had recalled to Imogen all her inventory of speculations about them.The Troll Garden and Selected Stories|Willa Cather
He proceeded to take an interested, if hasty, inventory of her charms.Langford of the Three Bars|Kate Boyles
For two or three days, Mr Campbell was very busy making out an inventory of the articles which he required.The Settlers in Canada|Frederick Marryat
The inventory of his goods attached to his will had been taken by Shakespeare's father on 21st August in that year.A Chronicle History of the Life and Work of William Shakespeare|Frederick Gard Fleay
- the amount or value of a firm's current assets that consist of raw materials, work in progress, and finished goods; stock
- such assets individually
verb -tories, -torying or -toried
Word Origin for inventory
early 15c., from Old French inventoire "inventory, detailed list of goods, catalogue," from Medieval Latin inventorium (Late Latin inventarium) "list of what is found," from Latin inventus, past participle of invenire "to find" (see invention). The verb is first recorded c.1600, from the noun.
An itemized list of a firm's goods that have not yet been sold.