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Noun: shopping  shó-ping
  1. Searching for or buying goods or services
    "went shopping for a reliable plumber"; "does her shopping at the mall rather than down town"
  2. The commodities purchased from stores
    "she loaded her shopping into the car"; "women carrying home shopping didn't give me a second glance"
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: shoppings

Type of: back up, buying, commodity, good, inform, look for, obtain, purchasing, search, seek, support, trade good

Antonym: boycott

Encyclopedia: Shopping

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