Definition for shop

noun as in place of retail business

verb as in look for merchandise to buy

Strongest matches

buy, purchase

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Example Sentences

The deal, struck in November 2019, ran into trouble after coronavirus-related lockdowns closed shops around the world and curbed international travel, hitting demand for luxury goods.

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When two restaurants and a small retail shop all closed within a year of one another, my weekend sales dropped approximately 25 percent.

Previously, masks were required only on public transport, in shops, and in some school contexts.

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The way customers shop has drastically changed during the pandemic so we needed to make sure our benefits addressed their top concerns and that we had an offering that was ready and available to them.

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Before getting this recommendation from a colleague, I was buying masks piecemeal from Etsy sellers and various shops, but I hadn’t found one that I felt fit right.

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Finding the shop is a trip in itself and an introduction to a slice of history.

I suspect [Teresa] will get money sent in to her, so she can shop at the commissary.

The rapid rise of the sharing economy is changing the way people around the world commute, shop, vacation, and borrow.

I remember being appalled that he killed off Little Nell in The Old Curiosity Shop.

They were getting more imaginative,” a pawn shop owner thinks of his addict customers in “Back of Beyond.

But at the instant I caught a sight of my counterfeit presentment in a shop window, and veiled my haughty crest.

Then a fat, untidy old man appeared in the doorway of a cubicle within the shop, and Edwin Clayhanger blushed.

She wore a little red hood, and looked wistfully after Davy as the shop went out of sight.

Robin Hood stared at him for a moment with a puzzled expression, and then walked into his little shop, and Davy turned away.

His Shop is the Randenvous of spitting, where men dialogue with their noses, and their conversation is smoke.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shop, such as: boutique, chain, deli, department store, emporium, and market.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.