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shop (n.)

c. 1300, "booth or shed for trade or work," perhaps from Old English scoppa, a rare word of uncertain meaning, apparently related to scypen "cowshed," from Proto-Germanic *skoppan "small additional structure" (source also of Old High German scopf "building without walls, porch," German dialectal Scopf "porch, cart-shed, barn," German Schuppen "a shed"), from root *skupp-. Or the Middle English word was acquired from Old French eschoppe "booth, stall" (Modern French échoppe), which is a Germanic loan-word from the same root.

Meaning "building or room set aside for sale of merchandise" is from mid-14c. Meaning "schoolroom equipped for teaching vocational arts" is from 1914, American English. Sense of "matters pertaining to one's trade" is from 1814 (as in talk shop (v.), 1860).

shop (v.)

1680s, "to bring something to a shop, to expose for sale," from shop (n.). The meaning "to visit shops for the purpose of examining or purchasing goods" is first attested 1764. Related: Shopped; shopping. Shop around "seek alternatives before choosing" is from 1922. Shopping cart is recorded from 1956; shopping list is attested by 1913; transferred and figurative use is from 1959.

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Definitions of shop from WordNet
1
shop (v.)
do one's shopping;
She goes shopping every Friday
shop (v.)
do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of;
Synonyms: patronize / patronise / shop at / buy at / frequent / sponsor
shop (v.)
shop around; not necessarily buying;
Synonyms: browse
shop (v.)
give away information about somebody;
Synonyms: denounce / tell on / betray / give away / rat / grass / shit / snitch / stag
2
shop (n.)
a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services;
he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
Synonyms: store
shop (n.)
small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done;
Synonyms: workshop
shop (n.)
a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity);
I built a birdhouse in shop
Synonyms: shop class
From wordnet.princeton.edu