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com·par·i·son-shop

(kəm-păr′ĭ-sən-shŏp′)
intr.v. com·par·i·son-shopped, com·par·i·son-shop·ping, com·par·i·son-shops
To shop for bargains by comparing the prices of competing brands or stores.

compar′ison-shop`



v.i. -shopped, -shop•ping.
to compare prices and quality of competing merchandise, esp. by visiting stores.
[1965–70]
compar′ison shop`per, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.comparison-shop - compare prices for a given item
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
browse, shop - shop around; not necessarily buying; "I don't need help, I'm just browsing"
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LendingTree is an online loan marketplace, empowering consumers as they comparison-shop across a full suite of loan and credit-based offerings.
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A Minneapolis-based startup, Gravie, that assists individuals and enterprises comparison-shop for health care in the private market and on MNsure, the new state-operated insurance exchange has announced that it has secured $10.5 million in a recent funding round, led by Aberdare Ventures, a San Francisco-based investor that focuses on the health care sector.
HUD and state insurance regulators should take action to improve consumers' ability to comparison-shop for title insurance, as well as strengthen the regulation and oversight of the title insurance market, including the collection of data on title agents' operations, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommended in a new report.