to stock to excess: We are overstocked on this item.
a stock that is larger than the actual need or demand.
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How to use overstock in a sentence
Following Cipollone’s description of Byrne as “the overstock person,” he has often been characterized first by his affiliation to the company online.Why the Jan. 6 Committee is Interviewing Overstock’s Former CEO, Patrick Byrne | Andrew R. Chow | July 15, 2022 | Time
Stocks of companies in the Energy group, such as ExxonMobil, Chevron and ConocoPhillips, rebounded as global demand recovered after initial lockdowns early during the pandemic and inventory overstock was worked off.We Can't Blame Stock Market Volatility on COVID-19 Anymore | James A. Anderson | January 27, 2022 | Time
Byrne, the former overstock CEO, is now backing an audit push in Pennsylvania.
overstock has crashed more than 44% after rising more than 2,000% since the bottom in March.
Some people think it possible to overstock a district with bees; but we do not think it ever has occurred in Great Britain.
You see there was no overstock of modesty among us, more than there is among most healthy boys.Fernley House | Laura E. Richards
If you overstock your garden, it will give you many pangs to see how the plants in it suffer from the effect of crowding.Amateur Gardencraft | Eben E. Rexford
At times, such is the overstock of importations, that goods are sold at lower prices in Valparaiso than in Europe.
Not until he had accumulated an overstock of bridge-iron did he think of using iron for the frames of buildings.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14) | Elbert Hubbard
British Dictionary definitions for overstock
to hold or supply (a commodity) in excess of requirements
to run more farm animals on (a piece of land) than it is capable of maintaining
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