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Noun: shop  shóp
  1. A mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod";
    - store
  2. Small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    - workshop
  3. A course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity)
    "I built a birdhouse in shop";
    - shop class
Verb: shop (shopped,shopping)  shóp
  1. Do one's shopping
    "She goes shopping every Friday"
  2. Do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
    - patronize, patronise [Brit], shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsor
  3. Visit and look around a shop or shops, not necessarily buying
    "I don't need help, I'm just shopping";
    - browse
  4. [informal] Give away information about somebody
    - denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat [informal], grass, snitch [informal], stag, squeak [informal]

Derived forms: shops, shopped, shopping

Type of: back up, class, course, course of instruction, course of study, inform, look for, mercantile establishment, obtain, outlet, retail store, sales outlet, search, seek, support, work, workplace

Antonym: boycott

Encyclopedia: Shop, Look & Listen