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Definitions and Synonyms of concoction | Another word for concoction | What is concoction?

Definition 1: the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for concoction in the sense of this definition

(concoction is a kind of ...) the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it

Definition 2: the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • his testimony was a concoction
  • she has no peer in the concoction of mystery stories

(concoction is a kind of ...) the creation of something in the mind

Definition 3: an occurrence of an unusual mixture - [noun denoting event]

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

  • it suddenly spewed out a thick green concoction

(concoction is a kind of ...) an event that combines things in a mixture

"a gradual mixture of cultures"

Definition 4: any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients - [noun denoting food]

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

  • he volunteered to taste her latest concoction
  • he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade

Synonyms for concoction in the sense of this definition

(concoction is a kind of ...) a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food

(... is a kind of concoction ) spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat

(... is a kind of concoction ) a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables

(... is a kind of concoction ) a mixture of fat and flour heated and used as a basis for sauces

(... is a kind of concoction ) a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking

(... is a kind of concoction ) a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll

(... is a kind of concoction ) a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients

(... is a kind of concoction ) a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.

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