shop

Definitions of shop
  1. noun
    a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    “he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod”
    synonyms: store
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    bakehouse, bakery, bakeshop
    a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
    barbershop
    a shop where men can get their hair cut
    bazaar, bazar
    a shop where a variety of goods are sold
    betting shop
    a licensed bookmaker's shop that is not at the race track
    bodega
    a small Hispanic shop selling wine and groceries
    bookshop, bookstall, bookstore
    a shop where books are sold
    booth
    a small shop at a fair; for selling goods or entertainment
    boutique, dress shop
    a shop that sells women's clothes and jewelry
    building supply house, building supply store
    a store where builders can purchase materials for building houses and related structures
    butcher shop, meat market
    a shop in which meat and poultry (and sometimes fish) are sold
    canteen
    sells food and personal items to personnel at an institution or school or camp etc.
    chain store
    one of a chain of retail stores under the same management and selling the same merchandise
    cleaners, dry cleaners
    shop where dry cleaning is done
    clothing store, haberdashery, haberdashery store, mens store
    a store where men's clothes are sold
    commissary
    a retail store that sells equipment and provisions (usually to military personnel)
    computer store
    a store that sells computers to the small businessperson or personal user
    candy store, confectionary, confectionery
    a confectioner's shop
    convenience store
    a store selling a limited variety of food and pharmaceutical items; open long hours for the convenience of customers
    deli, delicatessen, food shop
    a shop selling ready-to-eat food products
    apothecary, apothecary's shop, chemist's, chemist's shop, drugstore, pharmacy
    a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    florist, florist shop, flower store
    a shop where flowers and ornamental plants are sold
    gift shop, novelty shop
    a shop that sells miscellaneous articles appropriate as gifts
    hardware store, ironmonger, ironmonger's shop
    a store selling hardware
    head shop
    a shop specializing in articles of interest to drug users
    junk shop
    a shop that sells cheap secondhand goods
    hat shop, millinery
    shop selling women's hats
    outfitter
    a shop that provides equipment for some specific purpose
    liquor store, off-licence, package store
    a store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere
    loan office, pawnbroker's shop, pawnshop
    a shop where loans are made with personal property as security
    perfumery
    store where perfumes are sold
    pet shop
    a shop where pet animals can be purchased
    pizza parlor, pizza shop, pizzeria
    a shop where pizzas are made and sold
    fix-it shop, repair shop
    a shop specializing in repairs and maintenance
    beauty parlor, beauty parlour, beauty salon, beauty shop, salon
    a shop where hairdressers and beauticians work
    shoe shop, shoe store, shoe-shop
    a shop where shoes are sold
    specialty store
    a store that sells only one kind of merchandise
    second-hand store, thriftshop
    a shop that sells secondhand goods at reduced prices
    tobacco shop, tobacconist, tobacconist shop
    a shop that sells pipes and pipe tobacco and cigars and cigarettes
    toyshop
    shop where toys are sold
    charcuterie
    a delicatessen that specializes in meats
    garage, service department
    a repair shop where cars and trucks are serviced and repaired
    patisserie
    a bakery specializing in French pastry
    PX, post exchange
    a commissary on a United States Army post
    slop chest
    commissary maintained aboard merchant ships to sell merchandise to the crew
    slopseller's shop, slopshop
    a store that sells cheap ready-made clothing
    small stores
    personal items conforming to regulations that are sold aboard ship or at a naval base and charged to the person's pay
    sales booth, stall, stand
    a booth where articles are displayed for sale
    tuck shop
    a candy store in Great Britain
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    mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet
    a place of business for retailing goods
  2. noun
    small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    synonyms: workshop
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    bindery
    a workshop where books are bound
    bookbindery
    a bookbinder's workshop; a place for binding books
    brickfield, brickyard
    a place where bricks are made and sold
    chop shop
    a place where stolen cars are disassembled for their parts
    dye-works
    a workshop where dyeing is done
    machine shop
    workshop where metal is cut and shaped etc., by machine tools
    pottery
    a workshop where clayware is made
    print shop, printing shop
    a workplace where printing is done
    saddlery
    workshop where a saddler works
    sheltered workshop
    a workshop that offers jobs to members of the physically or developmentally disabled population
    turnery
    workshop where objects are made on a lathe
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    work, workplace
    a place where work is done
  3. noun
    a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity)
    “I built a birdhouse in shop
    synonyms: shop class
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    class, course, course of instruction, course of study
    education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
  4. verb
    do one's shopping
    “She goes shopping every Friday”
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    market
    buy household supplies
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    obtain
    come into possession of
  5. verb
    shop around; not necessarily buying
    synonyms: browse
    browse, surf
    look around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular
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    comparison-shop
    compare prices for a given item
    antique
    shop for antiques
    window-shop
    examine the shop windows; shop with the eyes only
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    look for, search, seek
    try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
  6. verb
    do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
    synonyms: buy at, frequent, patronise, patronize, shop at, sponsor
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    boycott
    refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with
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    back up, support
    give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
  7. verb
    give away information about somebody
    synonyms: betray, denounce, give away, grass, rat, snitch, stag, tell on
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    sell out
    give information that compromises others
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    inform
    impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
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