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  1. shop
    IPA[SHäp]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. visit one or more stores or websites to buy goods:

      she shopped for groceries twice a week don't buy a plastic carrier bag every time you go shopping sometimes it's more convenient to shop online take a trip to downtown San Diego to shop the upscale stores of Horton Plaza
      Synonym : go shopping, do the shopping, buy what one needs/wants, buy things, go to the shops, buy, purchase, get, acquire, obtain, pick up, snap up, procure, stock up on, get in supplies of, look to buy, be in the market for
    • 2. look for the best available price or rate for something:

      they shopped around for cheaper food
    • 3. inform on (someone):

      a concerned member of the public had shopped him—wrongly—for accepting monetary reward
      Synonym : inform on/against, betray, sell out, tell tales on, be disloyal to, be unfaithful to, break one's promise to, break faith with, stab in the back, tell on, rat on, put the finger on, squeal on, stitch up, snitch on, peach on, sing about, sell down the river, blow the whistle on, do the dirty on, grass on, split on, rat out, finger, fink on, drop a/the dime on, pimp on, pool, put someone's pot on
    • 4. alter (a photographic image) digitally using Photoshop image-editing software:

      saying this picture was shopped was the way her lawyers attempted damage control
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: shop, plural noun: shops

    • v.: verb: shop, 3rd person present: shops, gerund or present participle: shopping, past tense: shopped, past participle: shopped

    • noun

      a building or part of a building where goods or services are sold:

      an act of going shopping:

    • verb

      visit one or more shops or websites to buy goods:

      look for the best available price or rate for something:

    • noun

      the action or activity of purchasing goods from stores:

      goods bought from stores, especially food and household goods:

    • noun

      the action or activity of buying goods from shops:

      goods bought from shops, especially food and household goods:

    • noun

      a system whereby employees in a place of work are not required to join a labor union.

      a place of work where employees are not required to join a labor union.

    • noun

      a cafe serving coffee and light refreshments.

      a small, informal restaurant.

    • noun

      an agency that provides a communication channel for people with articles to exchange or trade:

      an event to which people are invited to bring articles for exchange or trade.

    • noun

      a place of work where membership in a union is a condition for being hired and for continued employment.

      a system whereby a closed shop applies:

    • noun

      a workshop for making or repairing mechanical items:

      a small company that uses machines to make or repair things:

    • noun

      a store selling tobacco products and smoking equipment.
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