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shop

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of shop

  1. 1

    also

    shoppe

    ; an establishment where goods are sold to consumers <the only shop that has that video game in stock is halfway across the state> Synonyms bazaar, emporium, store Related Words market, marketplace, outlet, showroom; boutique, chain store, department store, dime store, exchange, five-and-ten (also five-and-dime), mart, mini-mart, thrift shop, variety store; big box, supercenter, superstore

  2. 2 a building or set of buildings for the manufacturing of goods <a machine shop> Synonyms manufactory, mill, plant, factory, works, workshopRelated Words sweatshop; atelier, studio, workplace, workroom; yard

  3. 3 the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field <the patient impressed her cardiologist with her ability to talk shop> Synonyms argot, cant, dialect, jargon, jive, language, lingo, patois, patter, terminology, shoptalk, slang, vocabularyRelated Words colloquial, colloquialism, idiom, localism, parlance, pidgin, provincialism, regionalism, speech, vernacular, vernacularism; slanguage; bureaucratese, computerese, cyberspeak, educationese, governmentese, journalese, technobabble




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