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

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 confection in the sense of this definition

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

Definition 2: a food rich in sugar - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for confection in the sense of this definition

(confection is a kind of ...) something considered choice to eat

(... is a kind of confection ) cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueur

(... is a kind of confection ) candy containing a fruit or nut

(... is a kind of confection ) the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

(... is a kind of confection ) an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance (usually caramelized sugar)

(... is a kind of confection ) a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing

(... is a kind of confection ) a British sweet made with molasses and butter and almonds

(... is a kind of confection ) a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts

(... is a kind of confection ) a sweetened delicacy (as a preserve or pastry)

(... is a kind of confection ) preserved or candied fruit

(... is a kind of confection ) candy and other sweets considered collectively

"the business decided to concentrate on confectionery and soft drinks"

(... is a kind of confection ) colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies

Definition 3: make into a confection - [verb of creation]

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

  • This medicine is home-confected

Synonyms for confection in the sense of this definition

(confection is a kind of ...) create by putting components or members together

"She pieced a quilt" "He tacked together some verses" "They set up a committee"

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