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shop

 (shŏp)
n.
1. also shoppe A small retail store or a specialty department in a large store.
2. An atelier; a studio.
3. A place for manufacturing or repairing goods or machinery.
4. A commercial or industrial establishment: a printing shop.
5. A business establishment; an office or a center of activity.
6. A home workshop.
7.
a. A schoolroom fitted with machinery and tools for instruction in industrial arts.
b. The industrial arts as a technical science or course of study.
v. shopped, shop·ping, shops
v.intr.
1. To visit stores in search of merchandise or bargains.
2. To look for something with the intention of acquiring it.
v.tr.
To visit or buy from (a particular store).
Phrasal Verb:
shop around
1. To go from store to store in search of merchandise or bargains.
2. To look for something, such as a better job.
3. To offer (a large block of common stock, for example) for sale to various parties: "[The company] is now actively being shopped around, with a prospectus in circulation" (Marianne Yen).
Idiom:
talk shop
To talk about one's work.

[Middle English shoppe, from Old English sceoppa, treasure house.]

shopping

(ˈʃɒpɪŋ)
n
1. a number or collection of articles purchased
2. the act or an instance of making purchases
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shopping - searching for or buying goods or servicesshopping - searching for or buying goods or services; "went shopping for a reliable plumber"; "does her shopping at the mall rather than down town"
buying, purchasing - the act of buying; "buying and selling fill their days"; "shrewd purchasing requires considerable knowledge"
marketing - shopping at a market; "does the weekly marketing at the supermarket"
2.shopping - the commodities purchased from stores; "she loaded her shopping into the car"women carrying home shopping didn't give me a second glance"
commodity, trade good, good - articles of commerce

shopping

noun purchases, buys, acquisitions We put the shopping away.
Translations
تَسَوُّقتَسَوُّق، شِراءمُشْتَرَيات
nákupnakupovánínákupy
indkøbindkøbs-
ostoksilla käynti
kupovinašoping
bevásárlás
innkaup, innkaupaferîinnkaup, vörur
買物
쇼핑
nákupnýnákupy
kupljeno blagokupovanje
shopping
การซื้อของ
alışverişçarşıya çıkmasatın alınan şeyler
việc mua sắm

shopping

[ˈʃɒpɪŋ]
A. N (= act of buying) → compra f; (= goods bought) → compras fpl
I like shoppingme gusta ir de tiendas
to do the shoppinghacer la compra
to go shoppingir de tiendas or de compras
B. CPD shopping bag Nbolsa f de compras
shopping basket Ncesta f, canasta f (LAm)
shopping cart N (US) = shopping trolley shopping centre, shopping center (US) N (Brit) → centro m comercial
shopping channel Ncanal m de televentas
shopping list Nlista f de compras
shopping mall N (esp US) → centro m comercial
shopping precinct N (Brit) → centro m comercial
shopping spree N to go on a shopping spreesalir de compras (gastando mucho dinero)
shopping trip Nviaje m de compras
shopping trolley N (Brit) → carrito m de la compra

shopping

[ˈʃɒpɪŋ]
n
(= activity) (for groceries)courses fpl; (as leisure activity)shopping m
to do the shopping → faire les courses
I love shopping → J'adore faire du shopping.
(= goods) → courses fpl
Can you get the shopping from the car? → Tu peux aller chercher les courses dans la voiture?
modif
to go on a shopping expedition, to go on a shopping trip → partir faire les magasinsshopping arcade ncentre m commercialshopping bag nsac m à provisionsshopping basket n (lit)panier m à provisions (fig) (on website)panier mshopping cart n (US)caddie® mshopping centre (British) shopping center (US) ncentre m commercialshopping channel n (on TV)chaîne f de téléachatshopping complex ncentre m commercialshopping facilities ncommerces mplshopping hours nheures fpl d'ouverture des magasinsshopping list n (lit)liste f de courses, liste f des coursesshopping mall ncentre m commercialshopping precinct ncentre m commercialshopping spree n
to go on a shopping spree → aller faire du shoppingshopping trolley n (British)caddie® mshopping village ngrand centre m commercialshop-soiled [ˈʃɒpsɔɪld] adjdéfraîchi(e), qui a fait la vitrineshop steward n (British)délégué(e) m/f syndical(e)shop window nvitrine f

shopping

n (= act)Einkaufen nt; (= goods bought)Einkäufe pl; she had her shopping in a plastic bagsie hatte ihre Einkäufe in einer Plastiktüte; to do one’s shoppingeinkaufen, Einkäufe machen

shopping

:
shopping bag
shopping basket
nEinkaufskorb m
shopping cart
shopping centre, (US) shopping center
shopping channel
n (TV) → Shoppingsender m
shopping list
nEinkaufszettel m; a shopping of requests/demandseine (Wunsch)liste von Bitten/Forderungen
shopping mall
shopping precinct
nLadengegend f, → Ladenbereich m
shopping spree
shopping street
nEinkaufsstraße f
shopping trolley
n (Brit) → Einkaufswagen m

shopping

[ˈʃɒpɪŋ] n (goods) → acquisti mpl, compere fpl; (food) → spesa
she loves shopping → adora lo shopping

shop

(ʃop) noun
1. a place where goods are sold. a baker's shop.
2. a workshop, or a place where any kind of industry is carried on. a machine-shop.
verbpast tense, past participle shopped
(often go shopping) to visit shops for the purpose of buying. We shop on Saturdays; She goes shopping once a week.
ˈshopper noun
1. a person who is shopping. The street was full of shoppers.
2. a large bag used when shopping.
ˈshopping noun
1. the activity of buying goods in shops. Have you a lot of shopping to do?; (also adjective) a shopping-list.
2. the goods bought. He helped her carry her shopping home; (also adjective) a shopping-basket / bag.
shop assistant (American ˈsalesclerk, *clerk)
a person employed in a shop to serve customers.
shop floor
the workers in a factory or workshop, as opposed to the management.
ˈshopkeeper noun
a person who runs a shop of his own.
ˈshoplifter noun
a person who steals goods from a shop.
ˈshoplifting noun
shopping centre
a place, often a very large building, where there is a large number of different shops.
shopping mall noun
(also mall) (American) a shopping centre in which traffic is usually not allowed.
shop around
to compare prices, quality of goods etc at several shops before buying anything.

shopping

تَسَوُّق nakupování indkøb Einkaufen ψώνια compra ostoksilla käynti courses kupovina acquisti 買物 쇼핑 winkelen innkjøp zakupy compras посещение магазина с целью покупки shopping การซื้อของ alışveriş việc mua sắm 购物
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References in classic literature ?
DURING THE WEEK before Christmas, Jake was the most important person of our household, for he was to go to town and do all our Christmas shopping.
when she came to think of it, between getting the children fed and the place righted, and preparing herself for the shopping bout, she had actually forgotten to eat any luncheon at all!
It thus occurred that one day the two girls, on their way to the main street for an hour's shopping at the Villa de Paris and Variety Store, were stopped by Dick Mattingly a few yards from their house, with the remark that, as the county election was then in progress, it would be advisable for them to defer their intention for a few hours.
Briggs often goes out shopping for hours, or making calls, and then she pays down fair and honorable like a lady; there's no beating down or making three hours into two hours and a half, as some folks do; and it is easy work for the horses; not like tearing along to catch trains for people that are always a quarter of an hour too late; and if I don't oblige her in this matter it is very likely we shall lose them altogether.
She found Marie reclining at length upon a lounge, supporting herself on one elbow by pillows, while Jane, who had been out shopping, was displaying before her certain samples of thin black stuffs.
If these go shopping without a gentleman or a man-servant, they are tolerably sure to be subjected to petty insolences-- insolences of manner and tone, rather than word, though words that are hard to bear are not always wanting.
I do so like shopping," pleaded the poor creature; "and I get so little of it now
I am going out shopping to fetch you all the things that you can need.
He has been shopping too, and has sent home such a wonderful lot of fur coats and wraps, and all sorts of warm things.
The day passed most pleasantly away; the morning in bustle and shopping, and the evening at one of the theatres.
or, if new grocers were to fill their windows with mountains of currants and sugar, made seductive by contrast and tickets,--what security was there for Grimworth, that a vagrant spirit in shopping, once introduced, would not in the end carry the most important families to the larger market town of Cattleton, where, business being done on a system of small profits and quick returns, the fashions were of the freshest, and goods of all kinds might be bought at an advantage?
Clair had her lunch, started for the City, did some shopping, proceeded to the company's office, got her packet, and found herself at exactly 4:35 walking through Swandam Lane on her way back to the station.