To stock up

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To stock up to extirpate; to dig up.
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Usage

In literature:

Charlie isn't going to hang up his stocking.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman" by Pauline Lester
The news'll send stocks up a-whooping, if it gets to New York!
"Aladdin & Co." by Herbert Quick
That smart, plush fellow, with his silver clocks to his silk stockings, took up my basket as if he expected it to bite his fingers.
"Out in the Forty-Five" by Emily Sarah Holt
But she hung up her stocking all the same, and had it full to the topmost round.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Ben came up and stayed a week, and added to their stock of books.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Therefore it was necessary to look up the original Melvill stock of Bohea.
"Tea Leaves" by Various
He made friends quickly, enjoyed any new adventure, and stored up a great stock of stories to take home.
"Historic Boyhoods" by Rupert Sargent Holland
I don't like to cut the scion any further up than the depth we go into the stock wood.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Fourth Annual Meeting" by Various
This requisite is especially important to secure the union of colonies, when it becomes necessary to break up some of the stocks.
"Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee" by L. L. Langstroth
Our first business was to get the remaining two guns into position, and bring up to the battery our entire stock of ammunition.
"A Middy of the King" by Harry Collingwood
Then they went on up the stock-farm yard and along the road to the bridge over San Francisquito.
"Stanford Stories" by Charles K. Field
But we have to hang up our stockings first.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Before they had separated, Maitre Gouy offered to buy up the stock, and the bargaining was renewed.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
Grandfather has got to sell up all the stock to pay a debt.
"Bristol Bells" by Emma Marshall
The stock-ins was a littel too big, so I had to fill em up with hankercheefs.
"The Bad Boy At Home And His Experiences In Trying To Become An Editor - 1885" by Walter T. Gray
I'm going to buy up all the Brightlight Electric stock I can find.
"The Making of Bobby Burnit" by George Randolph Chester
Near the stocking mill, the river came right up to the road, and she could even see the little fish, in the clear water.
"Clematis" by Bertha B. Cobb
Having secured all the stock they want, they give out good news and continue to buy the stock until it starts to go up.
"Successful Stock Speculation" by John James Butler
Frank, as if reverting to his childhood farming days, occupied himself with trying to round up the stock.
"Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton
The stock of the Wilton N. H. Branch Railroad is said to be all taken up.
"Scientific American magazine, Vol. 2 Issue 1" by Various
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In poetry:

Unfurl your blood-red flags, you murderous hags,
You petroleuses of Paris, fierce and foamy;
We'll sell our stock in Plymouth's blasted rock,
Pull up our stakes and migrate to Dahomey!
"How To Not Settle It" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
They sauld aff their stock, an' pack'd up their gear;
Oot owre the Atlantic they boun' them to steer:
On Scotlan' the bodies ha'e leukit their last,
An' safe to the new frae the aul' warl' pass'd.
"Pairtin' An' Meetin'" by Janet Hamilton
Let's go to market in the moon,
And buy some dreams together,
Slip on your little silver shoon,
And don your cap and feather;
No need of petticoat or stocking--
No one up there will think it shocking.
"Moon-Marketing" by Richard Le Gallienne
Coming down from the hills they'd have ferns to sell,
Going up from the strand they'd have cockles in stock:
Sand in their baskets from the sea,
Or clay that was stripped from a hillside rock
A pair that had often stood in the dock!
"Dublin Roads" by Padraic Colum

In news:

When you invest in stocks, you want their price to go up.
SEATTLE — Starbucks says it may repurchase up to 25 million additional shares of its common stock.
CVS Caremark announced that its board of directors has approved a new share repurchase program for up to $6 billion of the company's outstanding common stock.
Facebook Backers Plan to Sell Up to $5.5 Billion in Stock.
"This is a good time to stock up for your fall and winter projects," co-owner Judy Stallings said.
Which wants to purchase up to 1,000,000 shares, or approximately 0.97%, of Sherwin-Williams' outstanding common stock.
Time to stock up as Twinkie maker Hostess announces closure.
Now is a great time to stock up on consumables for the farm.
Area stores try to stay ahead of the rush to stock up for Sandy.
Items To Stock Up On.
Hurricane Sandy has prompted people across the Northeast to stock up on food and survival items.
It's time for residents of Washington, DC to stock up on reusable bags.
Laura Gaiteri knows how to stock up on fresh vegetables.
Tis the season to stock up on juicy, ripe raspberries.
Long before Hurricane Sandy arrived, hardware stores throughout the Eastern Seaboard found themselves swamped with customers trying to stock up on everything from batteries to rubber gloves.
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In science:

Once such a cascade has begun and the best strategy is to follow the herd, agents are, in the case of a bubble, buying stocks at every time step and pushing the price up till they have no money left to further increase the price.
How to grow a bubble: A model of myopic adapting agents
Changing α leaves the maximal drawn-downs and -ups unchanged because, once an coordination of the agents starts, the only way to stop it is via the drying up of their cash/stock-reservoir.
How to grow a bubble: A model of myopic adapting agents
The crucial point of our analysis is the observation that Γ(q ; u) stocks up on the remote hypersurface σ∞ and that the external particle belongs to mass shell, q2 = 0.
Particle Production in the Field Theories with Symmetry
Though even the group velocity of the light is negative, apparently you cannot employ the material to bring back your message the previous night, or “investors” would be lined up lab-bench deep to enter stock prices in Morse code.
Astrophysics in 2006
The ccd is plotted for τ = 10 to τ = 640, which is up to one trading day for the stocks in our study.
Universal Behavior of Extreme Price Movements in Stock Markets
An intriguing and important property of BALQSOs is that, up to now, there were no known radio-loud broad absorption line quasars (Stocke et al. 1992).
ISO observations of the radio-loud BALQSO 1556+3517
The ATS thus uses real stock exchange data, albeit with a delay of up to 15 minutes.
Implementing an Agent Trade Server
We assume that α0 is the initial cost of setting up the trading strategy (α, β ), and we set β0 := 0 to indicate that the initial endowment of an investor does not contain any stock.
The fundamental theorem of asset pricing under proportional transaction costs
The best scenario here for the stock holder, is to wait until the stock goes up above the strike price K ; then exercise with a positive payoff.
Quantized Interest Rate at the Money for American Options
Finally, the stock models under consideration are C 1 -functions of these processes (up to a finite variation drift), and so a result by , p. 148, applies.
Fractional processes as models in stochastic finance
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