Definition of Concoction

1. Noun. Any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients. "He drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"

Exact synonyms: Intermixture, Mixture
Generic synonyms: Food Product, Foodstuff
Specialized synonyms: Mincemeat, Dressing, Stuffing, Roux, Batter, Dough, Mix, Premix, Filling
Derivative terms: Concoct, Mix



2. Noun. An occurrence of an unusual mixture. "It suddenly spewed out a thick green concoction"
Generic synonyms: Mix, Mixture
Derivative terms: Concoct

3. Noun. The invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose. "She has no peer in the concoction of mystery stories"
Generic synonyms: Conception, Design, Excogitation, Innovation, Invention
Derivative terms: Concoct, Concoct

4. Noun. The act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components.
Exact synonyms: Confection
Generic synonyms: Creating From Raw Materials
Derivative terms: Concoct, Concoct, Confect, Confection

Definition of Concoction

1. n. A change in food produced by the organs of nutrition; digestion.

Definition of Concoction

1. Noun. (obsolete) Digestion (of food etc.). ¹

2. Noun. The preparing of a medicine, food or other substance out of many ingredients. ¹

3. Noun. A mixture prepared in such a way. ¹

4. Noun. Something made-up, an invention. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Concoction

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concoction

conclusion of law
conclusionary
conclusions
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conclusive presumption
conclusive presumptions
conclusively
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conclusiveness
conclusory
concoct
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concocter
concocters
concocting
concoction (current term)
concoctions
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concolor
concolorate
concolorous
concolourous
concomitance
concomitances
concomitancy
concomitant
concomitant immunity

Literary usage of Concoction

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1. The Works of Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon (1824)
"Experiment solitary touching concoction and crudity. 838. THE word concoction, or digestion, is chiefly taken into use from living creatures and their ..."

2. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1907)
"... as lie would certainly have done under other circumstances, upon the concoction of some astounding inversion or inscrutable canon. ..."

3. The Physiology of Digestion: Considered with Relation to the Principles of by Andrew Combe (1836)
"Hippocrates regarded digestion as a kind of concoction or stewing ; and many of his followers believed that it is effected in the stomach by the agency of ..."

4. The Physiology of Digestion: Considered with Relation to the Principles of by Andrew Combe (1836)
"Hippocrates regarded digestion as a kind of concoction or stewing ; and many of his followers believed that it is effected in the stomach by the agency of ..."

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