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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ven·to·ry n.; pl. Inventories
 1. 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. Hence: Any listing, as in a catalogue, of objects or resources on hand and available for use or for sale.  Specifically, the annual account listing the stock on hand, taken in any business.
    There take an inventory of all I have.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- List; register; schedule; catalogue. See List.