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Definitions of shop

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

  1. Just look at it this way: Suppose I had a shop in Ryeville. – The Comings of Cousin Ann by Emma Speed Sampson
  2. They run the shop. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  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 crossed the road and entered the shop. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  5. You see you have come to the wrong shop, Mr. Bruce. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  6. So it was to Ashok's shop that I went every morning at 9. 00 a. – Free from School by Rahul Alvares
  7. Why don't you go to the shop to talk with him? – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  8. The opportunity occurred immediately he went back to the shop. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  9. See, I've got Mercuries all over my shop! – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Alec's in George Macwha's shop yonner." – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  14. There is nothing like a butcher's shop in the woods. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  15. He stopped, and saw a group of three or four women staring at the closed shop. – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  16. This shop is closed. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  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
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