Definition of Concoct

1. Verb. Make a concoction (of) by mixing.

Generic synonyms: Amalgamate, Commix, Mingle, Mix, Unify
Derivative terms: Concoction, Concoction



2. Verb. Prepare or cook by mixing ingredients. "Concoct a strange mixture"
Exact synonyms: Cook Up
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Cook, Fix, Make, Prepare, Ready
Derivative terms: Concoction, Concoction

3. Verb. Invent. "Trump up charges"
Exact synonyms: Trump Up
Generic synonyms: Cook Up, Fabricate, Invent, Make Up, Manufacture
Derivative terms: Concoction

4. Verb. Devise or invent. "Did he concoct his major works over a short period of time?"; "No-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
Exact synonyms: Dream Up, Hatch, Think Of, Think Up
Specialized synonyms: Idealise, Idealize, Cook Up, Fabricate, Invent, Make Up, Manufacture
Generic synonyms: Create By Mental Act, Create Mentally
Derivative terms: Concoction

Definition of Concoct

1. v. t. To digest; to convert into nourishment by the organs of nutrition.

Definition of Concoct

1. Verb. to prepare something by mixing various ingredients, especially to prepare food for cooking ¹

2. Verb. to contrive something using skill or ingenuity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Concoct

1. to prepare by combining ingredients [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concoct

concludible
concluding
concludingly
conclusible
conclusion
conclusion of law
conclusionary
conclusions
conclusive
conclusive presumption
conclusive presumptions
conclusively
conclusively presumed
conclusiveness
conclusory
concoct (current term)
concocted
concocter
concocters
concocting
concoction
concoctions
concoctive
concoctor
concoctors
concocts
concolor
concolorate
concolorous
concolourous

Literary usage of Concoct

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1. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1881)
"... Tasting, concoct, digest, assimilate. And corporeal to incorporeal turn. MILTON Th' unbodied spirit flies And lodges where it lights, in man or beast. ..."

2. The Connecticut River and the Valley of the Connecticut: Three Hundred and by Edwin Munroe Bacon (1907)
"... XI The Burning of Springfield With Fledges of Fidelity the Agawam Indians concoct a. " Horrible Plot " — Bands of Philip's Warriors secretly admitted to ..."

3. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"... to accompany, from com,it-, stem of comes, a companion ; see Count (l). concoct. .... concoct ..."

4. The Complete Works of Thomas Brooks by Thomas Brooks, Alexander Balloch Grosart (1866)
"Christians must be like the clean beasts, that parted the hoof and chewed the cud ; they must by heavenly meditation chew truths and concoct truths, ..."

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