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Meaning of CONCOCT

Pronunciation:  kân'kâkt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make a concoction (of) my mixing
  2. [v]  devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
  3. [v]  of charges
  4. [v]  prepare or cook by mixing ingredients; "concoct a strange mixture"
 

CONCOCT is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: dream up, hatch, think of, think up, trump up
 
 See Also: amalgamate, commix, cook, cook up, create by mental act, create mentally, fabricate, fix, idealise, idealize, invent, make, make up, manufacture, mingle, mix, prepare, ready, unify

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*coct"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Concocted}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Concocting}.] [L. concoctus, p. p. of concoquere to
cook together, to digest, mature; con- + coquere to cook. See
{Cook}.]
1. To digest; to convert into nourishment by the organs of
   nutrition. [Obs.]

         Food is concocted, the heart beats, the blood
         circulates.                           --Cheyne.

2. To purify or refine chemically. [Obs.] --Thomson.

3. To prepare from crude materials, as food; to invent or
   prepare by combining different ingredients; as, to concoct
   a new dish or beverage.

4. To digest in the mind; to devise; to make up; to contrive;
   to plan; to plot.

         He was a man of a feeble stomach, unable to concoct
         any great fortune.                    --Hayward.

5. To mature or perfect; to ripen. [Obs.] --Bacon.

 
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