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Definitions of shop

  1. give away information about somebody; " He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
  2. shop around; not necessarily buying; " I don't need help, I'm just browsing"
  3. do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
  4. a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; " he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
  5. small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
  6. do one's shopping
  7. a course of instruction in a trade ( as carpentry or electricity); " I built a birdhouse in shop"
  8. do one's shopping; " She goes shopping every Friday"
  9. imp. of Shape. Shaped.
  10. A place where any industry is carried on; as, a chemist's shop;
  11. any of the various places of business which are commonly called offices, as of a lawyer, doctor, broker, etc.
  12. Any place of resort, as one's house, a restaurant, etc.
  13. A building or an apartment in which goods, wares, drugs, etc., are sold by retail.
  14. A building in which mechanics or artisans work; as, a shoe shop; a car shop.
  15. To visit shops for the purpose of purchasing goods.
  16. A person's occupation, business, profession, or the like, as a subject of attention, interest, conversation, etc.; - generally in deprecation.
  17. A building where goods are sold at retail; a store; place where mechanics carry on their trade.
  18. To visit stores to look over or buy goods.
  19. Shopper.
  20. Shopped.
  21. Shopping.
  22. A building in which goods are sold by retail: a place where mechanics work.
  23. To visit shops for the purpose of buying:- pr. p. shopping; pa. p. shopped.
  24. A building for retail trade, or for work.
  25. To visit shops to buy goods.
  26. To visit shops for purchase of goods.
  27. A place where goods are manufactured, repaired, or sold.
  28. A building in which goods are sold by retail; a building in which mechanics work.
  29. To visit shops for purchasing goods.
  30. A place in which goods are sold by retail; a building in which mechanics work.
  31. To visit shops for the purchase of goods.
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Antonyms for shop

boycott.

Quotes of shop

  1. I shop therefore I am. – Tammy Faye Bakker
  2. People shop for a bathing suit with more care than they do a husband or wife. The rules are the same. Look for something you'll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow. – Erma Bombeck
  3. It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale. – Thomas Carlyle
  4. A blind bloke walks into a shop with a guide dog. He picks the Dog up and starts swinging it around his head. Alarmed, a shop assistant calls out: 'Can I help, sir?' 'No thanks,' says the blind bloke. 'Just looking.' – Tommy Cooper
  5. If a lobbyist sets up shop or a lawyer, in which they're receiving income through what is something like a tax loophole so that it's not counting as corporate income, that is what this is counting as a small business. – Austan Goolsbee
  6. They look quite promising in the shop and not entirely without hope when I get them back into my wardrobe. But then, when I put them on they tend to deteriorate with a very strange rapidity and one feels so sorry for them. – Joyce Grenfell
  7. My view on issues is based on common sense, and my experience as a mother of four children, as a sole parent, and as a businesswoman running a fish and chip shop – Pauline Hanson
  8. Godspell was a good leap for me, it was a good shop window. – Jeremy Irons
  9. I like to shop but I don't like to go out to dances. – Etta James
  10. We've been playing ugly. Without all of our bodies, we've been kicking it all over the shop but fortunately we've been able to make the big buckets and rely on our defense for once. – Steve Nash
  11. People who shop in health food stores never look healthy. – Amy Sedaris
  12. To make money I picked up work as a busboy, valet parker, skateboard shop employee. – David Spade
  13. If you want to surf, move to Hawaii. If you like to shop move to New York. If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California. But if you like college football, move to Texas. – Ricky Williams
  14. The ability to do this so quickly was largely due to the enthusiastic and efficient services of Mr. C. E. Taylor, who did all the machine work in our shop for the first as well as the succeeding experimental machines. – Orville Wright
  15. When radio stations started playing music the record companies started suing radio stations. They thought now that people could listen to music for free, who would want to buy a record in a record shop But I think we all agree that radio stations are good stuff. – Niklas Zennstrom

Usage examples for shop

  1. Alec's in George Macwha's shop yonner." – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  2. Just look at it this way: Suppose I had a shop in Ryeville. – The Comings of Cousin Ann by Emma Speed Sampson
  3. But we'll not talk shop at this hour of the day- there's more welcome matters at hand. – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  4. He stopped, and saw a group of three or four women staring at the closed shop – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  5. He crossed the road and entered the shop – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  6. See, I've got Mercuries all over my shop – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  7. You see you have come to the wrong shop Mr. Bruce. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  8. 1271. Do they live near that shop – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. There is nothing like a butcher's shop in the woods. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  10. Why don't you go to the shop to talk with him? – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  11. So it was to Ashok's shop that I went every morning at 9. 00 a. – Free from School by Rahul Alvares
  12. The opportunity occurred immediately he went back to the shop – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  13. Run into the shop the moment you have finished your tea, like a good child. – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  14. Sir Ralph picked his way towards a newspaper shop his mind full of the message that had brought him to the spot. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  15. As I told you before, Madame Lecoeur, said she, they've always got your brother- in- law in their shop – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  16. She knows just what she wants and where to get it; so much so that I sometimes wonder why she doesn't send straight to the shop – The Professional Aunt by Mary C.E. Wemyss
  17. I think I shall take Boxon's shop – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  18. Spenski looked around the shop when I told him this. – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  19. This shop is closed. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  20. They run the shop – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve

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