- To talk about one's work.
- to open or start a business
- to go from shop to shop, looking for bargains or special items
- to search about for a good or better job, idea, etc.
- to close a place of business, as for the night
- to go out of business
- to discuss one's work
Other Word Forms of Shop
Origin of Shop
From Middle English shoppe, from Old English sceoppa, scoppa (“shop, booth, shed"), from Proto-Germanic *skupp-, *skup- (“barn, shed"), from Proto-Indo-European *skub-, *skup- (“to bend, bow, curve, vault"). Cognate with German Schuppen (“shed"), German Schober (“barn").
Middle English shoppe from Old English sceoppa treasure house
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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