in·ven·to·ry /ˈɪnvənˌtori, ˌtɔr-/
in·ven·to·ry /ˈɪnvənˌtorɪ, ˌtɔr-/ 名詞
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.
In·ven·to·ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inventoried p. pr. & vb. n. Inventorying.] 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.
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
armory to 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]
v : make or include in an itemized record or report; "Inventory
all books before the end of the year"