HyperDic: concoction

English > 4 senses of the word concoction:
NOUNfoodconcoction, mixture, intermixtureany foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
eventconcoctionan occurrence of an unusual mixture
cognitionconcoctionthe invention of a scheme or story / story / story to suit some purpose
actconcoction, confectionthe act of creating something (a medicine or drink / drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components
concoction > pronunciation
Soundskahnkaa'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > concoction: 4 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningAny foodstuff made by combining different ingredients.
Example"he volunteered to taste her latest concoction"
Synonymsmixture, intermixture
NarrowerbatterA liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking
doughA flour mixture / mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
fillingA food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.
mincemeatspiced mixture / mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat
mix, premixA commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
rouxA mixture / mixture of fat and flour heated and used as a basis for sauces
stuffing, dressingA mixture / mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
Broaderfoodstuff, food productA substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
Spanishamasijo, mezcla
Catalanbarreja, mescla, pasterada
Verbsconcoctprepare or cook by mixing ingredients
English > concoction: 4 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn occurrence of an unusual mixture.
Example"it suddenly spewed out a thick green concoction"
Broadermix, mixtureAn event that combines / combines things in a mixture
Spanishbrebaje, menjunje, poción
Verbsconcoctmake a concoction (of) by mixing
English > concoction: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe invention of a scheme or story / story / story to suit some purpose.
Examples
  • "his testimony was a concoction"
  • "she has no peer in the concoction of mystery stories"
Broaderinvention, innovation, excogitation, conception, designThe creation of something in the mind
Verbsconcoctdevise or invent / invent
concoctinvent
English > concoction: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of creating something (a medicine or drink / drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components.
Synonymconfection
Broadercreating from raw materialsThe act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it
Spanishconfección, hechura
Catalanconfecció
Verbsconcoctmake a concoction (of) by mixing
concoctprepare or cook by mixing ingredients

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