Synonyms of shopping


1. shopping, buying, purchasing

usage: searching for or buying goods or services; "went shopping for a reliable plumber"; "does her shopping at the mall rather than down town"

2. shopping, commodity, trade good, good

usage: the commodities purchased from stores; "she loaded her shopping into the car"women carrying home shopping didn't give me a second glance"


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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