Associations to the word «Shop»


SHOP, noun. An establishment that sells goods or services to the public; originally a physical location, but now a virtual establishment as well.
SHOP, noun. A place where things are crafted; a workshop.
SHOP, noun. An automobile mechanic's workplace.
SHOP, noun. Workplace; office. Used mainly in expressions such as shop talk, closed shop and shop floor.
SHOP, noun. A variety of classes taught in junior or senior high school that teach vocational skill.
SHOP, noun. (business) (computing) an organisation using specified programming languages or software, often exclusively.
SHOP, noun. An act of shopping, especially routine shopping for food and other domestic supplies.
SHOP, noun. (figurative) (uncountable) Discussion of business or professional affairs.
SHOP, verb. (intransitive) To visit shops; to look around shops with the intention of buying something.
SHOP, verb. (transitive) (slang) (chiefly UK) To report the criminal activities or whereabouts of someone to an authority.
SHOP, verb. (transitive) (internet slang) Shorthand for photoshop; to digitally edit a picture or photograph.
SHOP, interjection. Used to attract the services of a shop assistant
SHOP AROUND, verb. (intransitive) To actively search and compare options before making a selection or choice of vendor.
SHOP ASSISTANT, noun. An employee in a shop, a shopkeeper.
SHOP ASSISTANTS, noun. Plural of shop assistant
SHOP FLOOR, noun. The public area of a retail shop, as distinct from the offices and other rooms.
SHOP FLOOR, noun. The work area of a workshop, separate from the offices and other rooms.
SHOP KEEPER, noun. Alternative spelling of shopkeeper
SHOP RIGHT, noun. (US) (legal) In United States patent law, an implied license under which a firm may use a patented invention, invented by an employee who was working within the scope of their employment, using the firms' equipment, or inventing at the firms' expense.
SHOP STEAL, verb. (Australia) To shoplift.
SHOP STEALER, noun. (Australia) A shoplifter.
SHOP STEALERS, noun. Plural of shop stealer
SHOP STEWARD, noun. A local member of a trade union elected to represent his fellow workers in discussions with the management at a workplace.
SHOP STEWARDS, noun. Plural of shop steward
SHOP TALK, noun. (uncountable) discussion about one's trade, business, or employment that only others in the same field can understand
SHOP TIME, noun. The time for which a vehicle or machine is out of service for repair.
SHOP TIME, noun. The time spent by a foundry or maching shop to make a custom item.
SHOP WINDOW, noun. A large window at the front of a shop, behind which items for sale are displayed.
SHOP WINDOWS, noun. Plural of shop window

Dictionary definition

SHOP, noun. A mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod".
SHOP, noun. Small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done.
SHOP, noun. A course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity); "I built a birdhouse in shop".
SHOP, verb. Do one's shopping; "She goes shopping every Friday".
SHOP, verb. Do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of.
SHOP, verb. Shop around; not necessarily buying; "I don't need help, I'm just browsing".
SHOP, verb. Give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam".

Wise words

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