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English noun: shop

1. shop (artifact) a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services

SamplesHe bought it at a shop on Cape Cod.


Broader (hypernym)mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet

Narrower (hyponym)apothecary's shop, bakehouse, bakery, bakeshop, barbershop, bazaar, bazar, beauty parlor, beauty parlour, beauty salon, beauty shop, betting shop, bodega, bookshop, bookstall, bookstore, booth, boutique, building supply house, building supply store, butcher shop, candy store, canteen, chain store, chemist's, chemist's shop, cleaners, clothing store, commissary, computer store, confectionary, confectionery, convenience store, deli, delicatessen, dress shop, drugstore, dry cleaners, fix-it shop, florist, florist shop, flower store, food shop, gift shop, haberdashery, haberdashery store, hardware store, hat shop, head shop, ironmonger, ironmonger's shop, junk shop, liquor store, loan office, meat market, mens store, millinery, novelty shop, off-licence, outfitter, package store, pawnbroker's shop, pawnshop, perfumery, pet shop, pharmacy, pizza parlor, pizza shop, pizzeria, repair shop, salon, second-hand store, shoe shop, shoe store, shoe-shop, specialty store, thriftshop, tobacco shop, tobacconist, tobacconist shop, toyshop

Part holonymshopfront, storefront

2. shop (artifact) small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done


Broader (hypernym)work, workplace

Narrower (hyponym)bindery, bookbindery, brickfield, brickyard, chop shop, dye-works, machine shop, pottery, print shop, printing shop, saddlery, sheltered workshop, turnery

3. shop (act) a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity)

SamplesI built a birdhouse in shop.

Synonymsshop class

Broader (hypernym)class, course, course of instruction, course of study

English verb: shop

1. shop (possession) do one's shopping

SamplesShe goes shopping every Friday.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)obtain

Narrower (hyponym)market

Entailbuy, purchase

Domain categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilism

2. shop (social) do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of

Synonymsbuy at, frequent, patronise, patronize, shop at, sponsor

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)back up, support


3. shop (possession) shop around; not necessarily buying

SamplesI don't need help, I'm just browsing.

ExamplesIn the summer they like to go out and shop


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)look for, search, seek

Narrower (hyponym)antique, comparison-shop, window-shop

Verb groupbrowse, surf

Domain categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilism

4. shop (communication) give away information about somebody

SamplesHe told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam.

Synonymsbetray, denounce, give away, grass, rat, shit, snitch, stag, tell on

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)inform

Narrower (hyponym)sell out

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