1. [ noun ] (business) a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
Synonyms: store

"he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"

Related terms: mercantile_establishment drugstore boutique stall hardware_store commissary chain_store building_supply_store florist confectionery bazaar clothing_store shoeshop pet_shop convenience_store butcher_shop canteen delicatessen bookshop barbershop thriftshop toyshop betting_shop gift_shop bodega booth bakery junk_shop head_shop package_store millinery pizzeria repair_shop salon perfumery creamery specialty_store pawnbroker's_shop computer_store tobacco_shop cleaners outfitter shopfront patronize
2. [ verb ] do one's shopping

"She goes shopping every Friday"

Related terms: obtain market commerce shopping shopper buy
3. [ verb ] do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
Synonyms: shop_at patronize frequent sponsor patronise buy_at
Related terms: boycott support patron shopper
4. [ noun ] (work) small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
Synonyms: workshop
Related terms: workplace print_shop sheltered_workshop machine_shop dye-works turnery brickyard pottery saddlery chop_shop bindery
5. [ verb ] shop around; not necessarily buying
Synonyms: browse

"I don't need help, I'm just browsing"

Related terms: search antique comparison-shop window-shop commerce browse shopping shopper
6. [ noun ] (education) a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity)
Synonyms: shop_class

"I built a birdhouse in shop"

Related terms: course
7. [ verb ] give away information about somebody
Synonyms: betray tell_on shit rat give_away peach grass snitch stag denounce

"He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"

Related terms: inform tip_off crap informer fink deserter
Similar spelling:   Shope