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Meaning of INGREDIENT

Pronunciation:  in'greedeeunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a component of a mixture or compound
  2. [n]  food that is a component of a mixture in cooking; "the recipe lists all the fixings for a salad"
 

INGREDIENT is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: component, constituent, element, factor, fixings
 
 See Also: admixture, albumen, base, be all and end all, be-all and end-all, component, constituent, dish, division, egg white, egg yolk, element, flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, food product, foodstuff, intermixture, malted milk, ovalbumin, part, point, seasoner, seasoning, section, tomato paste

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In*gre"di*ent\, n. [F. ingr['e]dient, L. ingrediens,
    -entis, entering into, p. pr. of ingredi, p. p. ingressus, to
    go into, to enter; pref. in- in + gradi to walk, go. See
    {Grade}.]
    That which enters into a compound, or is a component part of
    any combination or mixture; an element; a constituent.
    
          By way of analysis we may proceed from compounds to
          ingredients.                             --Sir I.
                                                   Newton.
    
          Water is the chief ingredient in all the animal fluids
          and solids.                              --Arbuthnot.
    
    
  2. \In*gre"di*ent\, a.
    Entering as, or forming, an ingredient or component part.
    
          Acts where no sin is ingredient.         --Jer. Taylor.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adjunct, appurtenance, aspect, census, circumstance, component, composition, constituent, constituents, content, contents, detail, divisions, element, elements, factor, feature, fixings, guts, index, ingredients, innards, insides, integrant, inventory, item, items, list, makings, part, part and parcel, parts, specialty, whole
 

 

 

 

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