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verb (used with or without object)
  1. to stock again; replenish.
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Origin of restock

First recorded in 1670–80; re- + stock
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Related Words for restock

restore, repeat, extend, resume, revive, prolong, reopen, continue, restate, reestablish, reaffirm, refresh, refill, restock, exhilarate, reinvigorate, recreate, refurbish, remodel, resuscitate

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Historical Examples of restock

  • Every emigrant train for California then expected to restock in Utah.

    The Story of the Mormons

    William Alexander Linn

  • Mr. Cooke had given out that he had started for Saville to restock the larder.

    The Celebrity, Complete

    Winston Churchill

  • What I said—to breed a soldier for the empire; to restock the land.

    War Brides: A Play in One Act

    Marion Craig Wentworth

  • He's goin' to restock my place an' give me a chance to get on my feet.

    The Trail Horde

    Charles Alden Seltzer

  • He had no means to restock the farm left bare by the subsiding water.

British Dictionary definitions for restock


  1. to replenish stores or supplies
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Word Origin and History for restock


also re-stock, 1670s, from re- + stock (v.). Related: Restocked; restocking.

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