imp.1.imp. of Shape. Shaped.
n.1.A building or an apartment in which goods, wares, drugs, etc., are sold by retail.
2.A building in which mechanics or artisans work; as, a shoe shop; a car shop.
A tailor called me in his shop.
- Shak.
3.A person's occupation, business, profession, or the like, as a subject of attention, interest, conversation, etc.; - sometimes in deprecation or disapproval; as, to talk shop at a party. Also used attributively, as in shop talk.
4.(Slang) A place where any industry is carried on; as, a chemist's shop;
5.Any place of resort, as one's house, a restaurant, etc.
6.the group of workers and the activities controlled by an administrator; as, to have five people in one's shop.
To smell of the shop
to indicate too distinctively one's occupation or profession.
To talk shop
to make one's business the topic of social conversation; also, to use the phrases peculiar to one's employment.
v. i.1.To visit shops for the purpose of purchasing goods.
[imp. & p. p. Shopped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Shopping.]
Noun1.shop - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
Synonyms: store
2.shop - small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
Synonyms: workshop
3.shop - a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity); "I built a birdhouse in shop"
Synonyms: shop class
Verb1.shop - do one's shopping; "She goes shopping every Friday"
2.shop - do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
3.shop - shop around; not necessarily buying; "I don't need help, I'm just browsing"
Synonyms: browse
4.shop - give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
agency, atelier, barbershop, beauty parlor, beauty shop, bench, betray, booking office, boutique, box office, branch, branch office, browse, butcher shop, buy, cabinet, chain store, chambers, chancellery, chancery, closet, co-op, company, concern, concession, consulate, cooperative, corporate headquarters, corporation, countinghouse, country store, den, department store, desk, dime store, discount house, discount store, embassy, emporium, establishment, executive office, facility, firm, five-and-ten, general store, go marketing, go shopping, headquarters, home office, house, inform against, inform on, installation, institution, legation, loft, look for, magasin, mail-order house, main office, market, mart, office, organization, outlet, parlor, post, purchase, research, retail store, salon, seek, showroom, snitch on, store, studio, study, supermarket, sweatshop, ticket office, trading post, variety shop, variety store, warehouse, wareroom, wholesale house, window-shop, work site, work space, workbench, workhouse, working space, workplace, workroom, workshop, worktable
Translate Shop to Spanish, Translate Shop to German, Translate Shop to French
Shooting board
shooting box
shooting brake
shooting gallery
shooting iron
shooting lodge
shooting preserve
shooting range
shooting script
shooting star
shooting stick
-- Shop --
shop assistant
shop at
shop bell
Shop book
shop boy
shop class
shop clerk
shop floor
shop girl
shop mechanic
shop steward
shop talk
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy