What is shop?

More definitions of "shop":

  • (verb): Shop around; not necessarily buying.
    Synonyms: browse
  • (verb): Do one's shopping.
    Example: "She goes shopping every Friday"
  • (noun): A course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity).
    Example: "I built a birdhouse in shop"
    Synonyms: shop class
  • (noun): A mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services.
    Example: "He bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
    Synonyms: store
  • (noun): Small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done.
    Synonyms: workshop

Famous quotes containing the word shop:

    The post-office appeared a singularly domestic institution here. Ever and anon the stage stopped before some low shop or dwelling, and a wheelwright or shoemaker appeared in his shirt- sleeves and leather apron, with spectacles newly donned, holding up Uncle Sam’s bag, as if it were a slice of home-made cake, for the travelers, while he retailed some piece of gossip to the driver, really as indifferent to the presence of the former as if they were so much baggage.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Give me the eye to see a navy in an acorn. What is there of the divine in a load of bricks? What of the divine in a barber’s shop or a privy? Much, all.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Griff: If I let you set up shop in this neighborhood, the people would chop me like a ripe banana.
    Kelly: Then why’d you buy my merchandise?
    Griff: I ... I was thirsty!
    Samuel Fuller (b. 1911)