What does Grocery mean?

Definitions for Grocery
ˈgroʊ sə ri, ˈgroʊs rigro·ce·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grocery store, grocery, food market, marketnoun

    a marketplace where groceries are sold

    "the grocery store included a meat market"

  2. grocery, foodstuffnoun

    (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer


  1. grocerynoun

    Usually groceries; retail foodstuffs and other household supplies.

  2. grocerynoun

    A shop or store that sells groceries; a grocery store.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Grocerynoun

    Grocers ware, such as tea; sugar; raisins; spice.

    Etymology: from grocer.

    His troops, being now in a country where they were not expected, met with many cart-loads of wine, grocery, and tobacco. Edward Hyde, b. viii.


  1. grocery

    A grocery refers to a store or shop where food and other household items are sold. It can also refer to the items themselves that are purchased from such a store. Groceries typically include products like fruits, vegetables, dairy products, meats, canned goods, toiletries, cleaning supplies and other consumables.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grocerynoun

    the commodities sold by grocers, as tea, coffee, spices, etc.; -- in the United States almost always in the plural form, in this sense

  2. Grocerynoun

    a retail grocer's shop or store

  3. Etymology: [F. grosserie wholesale. See Grocer.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Grocery

    An Americanism for a grocer’s store or shop. Also used in the plural sense for commodities dealt in by a grocer; corresponding to our “groceries.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Grocery in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Grocery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Grocery in a Sentence

  1. Mike Matei:

    I didn't go to culinary school. I'm not eating some boring grocery store bullshit.

  2. Karen Cunningham:

    You don't expect the world to be so dangerous for your baby, you expect to be able to take your baby out to the grocery store and coffee shops. We expected to have Katie in day care at three or four months, depending on how we felt about things at the time, and that option was off the table.

  3. Paul Steck:

    While most of the industry has gone to bagged lettuce product—there’s a whole wall of that stuff in the grocery store now—we take full heads of lettuce and chop them each day.

  4. Melinda Katz:

    Nothing's more important than ensuring that our children are safe on our streets. Because of this defendant's alleged actions, an 11-year-old's early morning trip to the grocery store became a nightmare. Now apprehended, the defendant will face justice in our courts.

  5. Apoorva Mehta:

    No one has been able to solve grocery delivery at the scale we're doing today, we're building a company which can bring this whole category online. And we think that this is going to take many, many years... many, many decades to make happen. We're just at the very early stages of this journey.

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