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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

Wiktionary

  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. Raymond Hall/GC:

    Comments like that say more about the person saying them, what's too much? Maybe in your living room or when you step outside, it looks the same as inside, and you go to the grocery store, and it's the same.

  2. Sofia Dickens:

    These skills are very simple and it's something that any parent can work on at home, in their living room, in the car, in the grocery store line, while cooking dinner, while eating dinner.

  3. Deborah Birx:

    This is the moment to not be going to the grocery store, not going to the pharmacy, but doing everything you can to keep your family and your friends safe.

  4. Robin Vos:

    Actually, there's less exposure here than you would get if you went to the grocery store, or you went to Walmart, or you did any of the many things we have to do to live in the state of Wisconsin.

  5. Allison Warden:

    I don’t know what our culture would be without whaling. It’s at the center of everything we do, it’s a different relationship than just going to the grocery store. The whale feeds the entire community.

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