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Definition 1: make a concoction (of) by mixing - [verb of contact]

(concoct is a kind of ...) to bring or combine together or with something else

"resourcefully he mingled music and dance"

Definition 2: devise or invent - [verb of creation]

Samples where concoct or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He thought up a plan to get rich quickly
  • no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software

Synonyms for concoct in the sense of this definition

(concoct is a kind of ...) create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands

(... is a kind of concoct ) form ideals

"Man has always idealized"

(... is a kind of concoct ) concoct something artificial or untrue

Definition 3: prepare or cook by mixing ingredients - [verb of creation]

Samples where concoct or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • concoct a strange mixture

Synonyms for concoct in the sense of this definition

(concoct is a kind of ...) prepare for eating by applying heat

"Cook me dinner, please" "can you make me an omelette?" "fix breakfast for the guests, please"

(concoct belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Definition 4: invent - [verb of creation]

Samples where concoct or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • trump up charges

Synonyms for concoct in the sense of this definition

(concoct is a kind of ...) concoct something artificial or untrue

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