a retail store, especially a small one.
a small store or department in a large store selling a specific or select type of goods:the ski shop at Smith's.
verb (used without object), shopped, shop·ping.
to visit shops and stores for purchasing or examining goods.
to seek or examine goods, property, etc., offered for sale:Retail merchants often stock their stores by shopping in New York.
verb (used with object), shopped, shop·ping.
to seek or examine goods, property, etc., offered for sale in or by:She's shopping the shoe stores this afternoon.
Chiefly British Informal.
to put into prison; jail.
to behave treacherously toward; inform on; betray.