What is the difference between bonds and stocks?

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As nouns the difference between bonds and stocks

is that bonds is imprisonment, captivity while stocks is (plurale tantum) a device, similar to a pillory, formerly used for public humiliation and punishment.

As verbs the difference between bonds and stocks

is that bonds is (bond) while stocks is (stock).

bonds

English

Noun

(head)
  • imprisonment, captivity
  • the condition of goods in a bonded warehouse until duty is paid
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (bond)
  • ----

    stocks

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • (plurale tantum) A device, similar to a pillory, formerly used for public humiliation and punishment.
  • (nautical, plurale tantum) The frame upon which a ship is built, and from which it is launched.
  • English plurals
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (stock)