HyperDic: shopping

English > 2 senses of the word shopping:
NOUNactshoppingsearching for or buying goods or services
artifactshoppingthe commodities purchased from stores
shopping > pronunciation
Soundsshaa'pihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > shopping: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningsearching for or buying goods or services.
Examples
  • "went shopping for a reliable plumber"
  • "does her shopping at the mall rather than down town"
Narrowermarketingshopping at a market
Broaderbuying, purchasingThe act of buying
Spanishcompra
Catalancompra
Verbsshopdo one's shopping / shopping
shopshop around
English > shopping: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe commodities purchased from stores.
Example"she loaded her shopping into the car"women carrying home shopping didn't give me a second glance"
Broadercommodity, trade good, goodarticles of commerce

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