Definition of Grocery

1. Noun. A marketplace where groceries are sold. "The grocery store included a meat market"

Exact synonyms: Food Market, Grocery Store, Market
Specialized synonyms: Greengrocery, Supermarket
Generic synonyms: Market, Market Place, Marketplace, Mart
Terms within: Shelf
Derivative terms: Market, Market



2. Noun. (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer.
Exact synonyms: Foodstuff
Generic synonyms: Consumer Goods
Specialized synonyms: Greengrocery, Packaged Goods
Language type: Plural, Plural Form

Definition of Grocery

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

Definition of Grocery

1. Noun. Usually groceries; retail foodstuffs and other household supplies. ¹

2. Noun. A shop or store that sells groceries; a grocery store. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grocery

1. a grocer's store [n -CERIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grocery

groanings
groans
groanworthy
groat
groats
grobian
grocer
grocer's
grocer's itch
grocerant
grocerants
groceraunt
groceraunts
groceries
grocers
grocery (current term)
grocery bag
grocery boy
grocery list
grocery store
grocery stores
groceryman
grocerymen
grockel
grockels
grockle
grockles
grodier
grodiest
grody

Literary usage of Grocery

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"We 'ship to the Alsup grocery Company in carload lots or as near thereto as ... In this instance the Alsup grocery Company had j already paid for the goods. ..."

2. Here and Now Story Book: Two-to Seven Year Olds; Experimental Stories by Lucy Sprague Mitchell (1921)
""Please, Mr. grocery Man, send me some potatoes and some graham crackers and a ... So the grocery man hangs up the telephone and takes a basket and in the ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"Suit in equity by William L. Sweet, Jr., against the All Package grocery Stores Company. A decree denying the petition of the People of the State of New ..."

4. Helping Your Child Learn Math: With Activities for Children Aged 5 Through 13 by Patsy R. Kenter (1992)
"Since trips to the grocery usually affect everyone in the family, the following activities include various levels of difficulty within the activity. ..."

5. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1850)
"THE grocery TRADE : A COMPARISON OF THE ... yet the grocery and dry goods trade give a better idea, probably, of the extent of our intercouse with the ..."

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