comparison shop

verb
comparison shopped; comparison shopping; comparison shops

Definition of comparison shop

intransitive verb

: to compare prices (as of competing brands) in order to find the best value

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Other Words from comparison shop

comparison shopper noun

Examples of comparison shop in a Sentence

The Internet allows consumers to comparison shop with ease.

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Consumers can opt to disable the comparison shopping tool in Amazon Assistant, which limits the data collection, according to the company's privacy policy. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, "Amazon offers Prime Day shoppers $10 to track their web data," 16 July 2019 Lorain County Free Clinic clinical coordinator Lisa Darus uses the GoodRx website to comparison shop for patients. Julie Washington, cleveland.com, "GoodRx lowers prescription costs for some, but questions remain on impact for others," 14 July 2019 Show your teens how to comparison shop and save money. Dallas News, "Motley Fool: Skyrocketing Shopify shares, teaching teens about money and this week's trivia," 7 July 2019 The government’s approach to addressing this, via an executive order that President Trump signed June 24, 2019, is to make hospitals disclose prices, including negotiated rates with insurers, so that patients supposedly can comparison shop. J.b. Silvers, The Conversation, "Health care price transparency: Fool’s gold, or real money in your pocket?," 24 June 2019 That’s a great lesson to help kids to comparison shop and decide what’s really important. Michelle Singletary, Washington Post, "Should you give your kid an allowance? Not if you aren’t willing to do some work.," 13 June 2019 Similarly, the government no longer will require that insurers provide a standardized set of benefits, urged by the Obama administration as a way to help consumers comparison shop. Author: Amy Goldstein, Anchorage Daily News, "Trump administration rewrites ACA insurance rules to give more power to states," 10 Apr. 2018 Similarly, the government no longer will require that insurers provide a standardized set of benefits, urged by the Obama administration as a way to help consumers comparison shop. Author: Amy Goldstein, Anchorage Daily News, "Trump administration rewrites ACA insurance rules to give more power to states," 10 Apr. 2018 Similarly, the government no longer will require that insurers provide a standardized set of benefits, urged by the Obama administration as a way to help consumers comparison shop. Author: Amy Goldstein, Anchorage Daily News, "Trump administration rewrites ACA insurance rules to give more power to states," 10 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of comparison shop

1970, in the meaning defined above

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28 Jul 2019

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The first known use of comparison shop was in 1970

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More Definitions for comparison shop

comparison shop

verb

English Language Learners Definition of comparison shop

: to compare items while shopping in order to see which one is the best or has the lowest price

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