Synonyms of shop


1. shop, store, mercantile establishment, retail store, sales outlet, outlet

usage: a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"

2. workshop, shop, workplace, work

usage: small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done

3. shop class, shop, course, course of study, course of instruction, class

usage: a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity); "I built a birdhouse in shop"


1. shop, obtain

usage: do one's shopping; "She goes shopping every Friday"

2. patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsor, support, back up

usage: do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of

3. shop, browse, search, seek, look for

usage: shop around; not necessarily buying; "I don't need help, I'm just browsing"

4. denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag, inform

usage: give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"

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Definition and meaning of shop (Dictionary)