What does Grocery mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Grocery.

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.

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. Allison Salerno:

    My mother has not been out since the beginning of the pandemic, she’s a very healthy woman and she wants to go to the grocery store, she wants to get her hair done.

  2. Jenny Radesky:

    Know who your neighbors are, even what your neighborhood social network might be, you may not be that close interpersonally, but someone may be willing to do a grocery store drop-off, or pick-up medications because we're all in this together.

  3. Deanna Scott:

    What we're hearing is that, due to a shortage of employees, that [suppliers] are unable to process enough turkeys to send to the grocery stores that [customers] preordered at.

  4. Fraser McKevitt:

    Grocery ... inflation hit its highest rate since August 2020, when retailers were still cutting promotions (during the pandemic) to maintain stock on the shelves, as prices increase in certain categories, we can expect shoppers to continue to visit several supermarkets and shop around to find the best deals.

  5. 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.

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    the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
    • A. abdomen
    • B. downsizing
    • C. troop
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