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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.

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. Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller:

    I'm getting calls from farmers and ranchers across the state reporting that the interruptions in electricity and natural gas are having a devastating effect on their operations, grocery stores are already unable to get shipments of dairy products. Store shelves are already empty. We're looking at a food supply chain problem like we've never seen before, even with Covid-19.

  2. Veronica Escobar:

    There's going to come a time when families just you know need to be in a normal community, not on a military installation where they can go to a grocery store, where they can interact with the greater community and enjoy amenities in a greater community and go to work.

  3. Sindy Benavides:

    But a lot of companies need to do better and LULAC is fighting to make sure that( happens). These essential workers, not only the meat packing and poultry, but also farm workers, are starting to get sick and that's going to affect our vegetables, the frontline workers that are essential workers, the delivery trucks, the people in the grocery stores, the people at the warehouses delivering Sindy Benavides Amazon products, most of them are Latinos.

  4. Keke Palmer:

    As rough as its been, there have been incredible moments of inspiration that have given my generation hope, weve seen heroes going above andbeyond, whether they drive a delivery truck, work at a grocery store, or serve on the front lines in a hospital. And with theBlack Lives Mattermovement, weve seen our generation step up, take to the streets, and make sure our voices will be heard. Enough is enough !

  5. John Kennedy:

    I don’t want to brag about the expensive places I’ve been, but night before last, I went to the grocery store. Inflation is gutting the American people like a fish.

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