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[ree-stok] /riˈstɒk/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
to stock again; replenish.
Origin of restock
1670-80; re- + stock Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for restock
  • They also plan to disinfect and make repairs on their own facilities for the day when they can restock their land.
  • Bring only enough diapers and wipes to get you through the first few days, and plan to restock.
  • Companies that have depleted their inventories will restock them.
  • And the recovery of the private sector will rob them of their chance to restock their talent pools.
  • It is rumoured that other warlords have also been paid: enough, possibly, to restock dwindling weapons supplies.
  • He did not know if his distributor would restock the shelves, though.
  • If they are breeding, you don't need to capture wild animals to restock.
  • The charity is working to restock the library with his original books, too.
  • Theoretically, that's enough to allow farmers to restock.
  • Which may put a decade-long effort to restock the military's light tactical vehicle fleet in the ditch.
British Dictionary definitions for restock


to replenish stores or supplies
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for restock

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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