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inventory


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inventory  \In"ven*to*ry\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Inventoried};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Inventorying}.]  [Cf.  F.  inventorier.] 
  To  make  an  inventory  of  to  make  a  list,  catalogue,  or 
  schedule  of  to  insert  or  register  in  an  account  of  goods; 
  as  a  merchant  inventories  his  stock. 
 
  I  will  give  out  divers  schedules  of  my  beauty;  it  shall 
  be  inventoried,  and  every  particle  and  utensil  labeled. 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inventory  \In"ven*to*ry\,  n.;  pl  {Inventories}.  [L. 
  inventarium:  cf  LL  inventorium  F.  inventaire  OF  also 
  inventoire  See  {Invent}.] 
  An  account,  catalogue,  or  schedule,  made  by  an  executor  or 
  administrator,  of  all  the  goods  and  chattels,  and  sometimes 
  of  the  real  estate,  of  a  deceased  person;  a  list  of  the 
  property  of  which  a  person  or  estate  is  found  to  be 
  possessed;  hence  an  itemized  list  of  goods  or  valuables, 
  with  their  estimated  worth;  specifically,  the  annual  account 
  of  stock  taken  in  any  business. 
 
  There  take  an  inventory  of  all  I  have  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  List;  register;  schedule;  catalogue.  See  {List}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inventory 
  n  1:  a  detailed  list  of  all  the  items  in  stock  [syn:  {stock  list}] 
  2:  the  merchandise  that  a  shop  has  on  hand;  "they  carried  a 
  vast  inventory  of  hardware"  [syn:  {stock}] 
  3:  (accounting)  the  value  of  a  firm's  current  assets  including 
  raw  materials  and  work  in  progress  and  finished  goods 
  4:  a  collection  of  resources;  "he  dipped  into  his  intellectual 
  armoryto  find  an  answer"  [syn:  {armory},  {armoury}] 
  5:  making  an  itemized  list  of  merchandise  or  supplies  on  hand; 
  "the  inventory  took  two  days"  [syn:  {inventorying},  {stocktaking}] 




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