Definition of Shop

1. Verb. Do one's shopping. "She goes shopping every Friday"

Category relationships: Commerce, Commercialism, Mercantilism
Entails: Buy, Purchase
Generic synonyms: Obtain
Specialized synonyms: Market
Derivative terms: Shopper, Shopping

2. Noun. A mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services. "He bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"

3. Verb. Do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of.
Exact synonyms: Buy At, Frequent, Patronise, Patronize, Shop At, Sponsor
Generic synonyms: Back Up, Support
Derivative terms: Frequent, Frequenter, Patron, Patron, Shopper, Shopper
Antonyms: Boycott, Boycott

4. Noun. Small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done.

5. Verb. Shop around; not necessarily buying. "In the summer they like to go out and shop"; "I don't need help, I'm just browsing"
Exact synonyms: Browse
Category relationships: Commerce, Commercialism, Mercantilism
Related verbs: Browse, Surf
Generic synonyms: Look For, Search, Seek
Specialized synonyms: Comparison-shop, Antique, Window-shop
Derivative terms: Browser, Shopper, Shopping

6. Noun. A course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity). "I built a birdhouse in shop"
Exact synonyms: Shop Class
Generic synonyms: Class, Course, Course Of Instruction, Course Of Study

7. Verb. Give away information about somebody. "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
Exact synonyms: Betray, Denounce, Give Away, Grass, Rat, Shit, Snitch, Stag, Tell On
Generic synonyms: Inform
Specialized synonyms: Sell Out
Derivative terms: Betrayer, Rat, Ratter, Ratting, Shit, Shit, Snitch, Snitcher

Definition of Shop

1. n. A building or an apartment in which goods, wares, drugs, etc., are sold by retail.

2. v. i. To visit shops for the purpose of purchasing goods.

3. n. A person's occupation, business, profession, or the like, as a subject of attention, interest, conversation, etc.; -- generally in deprecation.

Definition of Shop

1. Noun. An establishment that sells goods or services to the public; originally a physical location, but now a virtual establishment as well. ¹

2. Noun. A place where things are crafted; a workshop or hobbyshop. ¹

3. Noun. An automobile mechanic's workplace. ¹

4. Noun. Workplace; office. Used mainly in expressions such as ''shop talk'', ''closed shop'' and ''shop floor''. ¹

5. Noun. A variety of classes taught in junior or senior high school that teach vocational skill. ¹

6. Noun. (business computing) an organisation using specified programming languages or software, often exclusively. ¹

7. Noun. An act of shopping, especially routine shopping for food and other domestic supplies. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive) To visit shops; to look around shops with the intention of buying something. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To report or "grass up" the criminal or otherwise wrong activities or whereabouts of (a suspect) to an authority. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive internet slang) Shorthand for ''photoshop''; to digitally edit a picture or photograph. ¹

11. Interjection. Used to attract the services of a shop assistant ¹

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Definition of Shop

1. to examine goods with intent to buy [v SHOPPED, SHOPPING, SHOPS]

Medical Definition of Shop

1. 1. A building or an apartment in which goods, wares, drugs, etc, are sold by retail. "From shop to shop Wandering, and littering with unfolded silks The polished counter." (Cowper) 2. A building in which mechanics or artisans work; as, a shoe shop; a car shop. "A tailor called me in his shop." (Shak) Shop is often used adjectively or in composition; as, shop rent, or shop-rent; shop thief, or shop-thief; shop window, or shop-window, etc. To smell of the shop, to indicate too distinctively one's occupation or profession. To talk shop, to make one's business the topic of social conversation; also, to use the phrases peculiar to one's employment. Synonym: Store, warehouse. See Store. Origin: OE. Shoppe, schoppe, AS. Sceoppa a treasury, a storehouse, stall, booth; akin to scypen a shed, LG. Schup a shed, G. Schoppen, schuppen, a shed, a coachhouse, OHG. Scopf. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shop

shooting sticks
shooting through
shoots one's load
shoots through
shop (current term)
shop around
shop at
shop bell
shop boy
shop clerk
shop floor
shop girl
shop keeper
shop mechanic

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