from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To shop for bargains by comparing the prices of competing brands or stores.
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- v. To compare prices of something in advance before shopping for the best bargain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. to compare prices for a given item from different vendors; -- usually for the purpose of finding the lowest price.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. compare prices for a given item
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Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday signed seven major health care-reform bills, including legislation establishing a Web-based insurance exchange that will allow consumers to comparison-shop for coverage.
By appearing together in a contest of ideas, they established a new mechanism for voters to comparison-shop before they head to the polls.
It pays to comparison-shop for immediate annuities, especially among low-cost vendors like Vanguard and TIAA-CREF.
You can comparison-shop for almost anything online.
The goal is to help investors "better evaluate their current advisers, or comparison-shop for a new adviser," according to the SEC.
But intrepid savers can find individual banks and credit unions paying 1% to 1.35% on savings and money-market accounts, particularly if they are willing to comparison-shop online and bank over the Internet as well.
Americans are increasingly responsible for health-care expenses, yet it's nearly impossible to comparison-shop for a doctor, test or procedure.
But LendingTree LLC, which allows consumers to comparison-shop for mortgages, tells a different story.
It also means consumers need to comparison-shop as thoroughly as they do with conventional term policies before they speed through these new sales processes by using online quote services.
We can debate whether consumers frequently do comparison-shop by using two search engines or do not.