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Definition of "inventory" []

  • A detailed, itemized list, report, or record of things in one's possession, especially a periodic survey of all goods and materials in stock. (noun)
  • The process of making such a list, report, or record. (noun)
  • The items listed in such a report or record. (noun)
  • The quantity of goods and materials on hand; stock. (noun)
  • An evaluation or a survey, as of abilities, assets, or resources. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inventory" in a sentence
  • "And there is what I call inventory and investment."
  • "Our blogs are * just* starting to be included in pitches done by AOL's sales team, and our inventory is about to be plugged into the massive DoubleClick structure AOL has built."
  • "How they cross check with their inventory is a wonder."