Difference between Ancestry and Stock

What is the difference between Ancestry and Stock?

Ancestry as a noun is condition as to ancestors; ancestral lineage; hence, birth or honorable descent. while Stock as a noun is a store of goods ready for sale; inventory.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: Condition as to ancestors; ancestral lineage; hence, birth or honorable descent. A series of ancestors or progenitors; lineage, or those who compose the line of natural descent.

Example sentence: I have Spanish ancestry and, indeed, speak the language, up to a point.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To have on hand for sale.

Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Normally available for purchase.Straightforward, plain, very basic

Part of speech: noun

Definition: A store of goods ready for sale; inventory.A supply of anything ready for use.Any of the several species of cruciferous flowers in the genus Matthiola.Farm or ranch animals.Railroad rolling stock.The capital raised by a company through the issue of shares. The total of shares held by an individual shareholder.The part of a rifle or shotgun that rests against the shooter's shoulder.A bar going through an anchor, perpendicular to the flukes.The axle attached to the rudder, which transfers the movement of the helm to the rudder.Broth made from meat or vegetables, used as a basis for stew or soup.The type of paper used in printing.A wide necktie popular in the eighteenth century, often seen today as a part of formal wear for horse riding competitions.In a card game, a stack of undealt cards made available to the players.A pipe (vertical cylinder of ore)

Example sentence: I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.

We hope you now know whether to use Ancestry or Stock in your sentence.

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