Meaning of “shop around” - Learner’s Dictionary

shop around

phrasal verb with shop us uk /ʃɒp/ verb [ I ] present participle shopping, past tense and past participle shopped

to compare the price and quality of the same thing from different places before deciding which one to buy:

to shop around for a computer

(Definition of “shop around” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)