HyperDic: confection

English > 3 senses of the word confection:
NOUNfoodconfection, sweeta food rich in sugar
actconfection, concoctionthe act of creating something (a medicine or drink / drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components
VERBcreationconfection, confect, comfitmake into a confection
confection > pronunciation
Soundskahnfeh'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > confection: 3 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA food rich in sugar.
Synonymsweet
Narrowercandied apple, candy apple, taffy apple, caramel apple, toffee appleAn apple that is covered with a candy-like substance (usually caramelized sugar)
candy, confectA rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
center, centreThe sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
chewing gum, gumA preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
comfitcandy containing a fruit or nut
confectionerycandy and other sweets considered collectively
confiturepreserved or candied fruit
hardbakeA British sweet made with molasses and butter and almonds
maraschino, maraschino cherrycherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueur
nonpareilcolored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies
sweetmeatA sweetened delicacy (as a preserve or pastry)
Broaderdainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treatSomething considered choice to eat
Spanishconfección, dulce
Catalandolç, dolços
English > confection: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of creating something (a medicine or drink / drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components.
Synonymconcoction
Broadercreating from raw materialsThe act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it
Spanishconfección, hechura
Catalanconfecció
Verbsconfect, confectionmake into a confection
English > confection: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake into a confection.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsconfect, comfit
Broaderassemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack togetherCreate by putting components or members together
Spanishconfeccionar, confección, confitar
Nounsconfectionthe act of creating something (a medicine or drink / drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components

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