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Etymology

From Middle English shoppe, from Old English sceoppa (booth)

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Noun

Singular
shop

Plural
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  1. An establishment that sells goods or services to the public; originally a physical location, but now a virtual establishment as well.
  2. A place where things are crafted; a workshop or hobbyshop.
  3. An automobile mechanic's workplace.
  4. Workplace; office. Used mainly in expressions such as shop talk, closed shop and shop floor.
  5. Short for wood shop or metal shop, classes taught typically in junior high school, teaching vocational skill.

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Verb

Infinitive
to shop

Third person singular
shop

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
p

to shop (third-person singular simple present shop, present participle p, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (intransitive) To visit shops; to look around shops with the intention of buying something (I went shopping; he’s shopping for clothes).
  2. (transitive) To report the criminal activities or whereabouts of (a suspect) to the police.
  3. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Shorthand for photoshop; to digitally edit a picture or photograph.

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