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Verb (transitive)


concoctv. t. [L. concoctus, p. p. of concoquere to cook together, to digest, mature; con- + coquere to cook. See Cook.].
  •  To digest; to convert into nourishment by the organs of nutrition.  [1913 Webster]
    "Food is concocted, the heart beats, the blood circulates."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To purify or refine chemically.  Thomson.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To prepare from crude materials, as food; to invent or prepare by combining different ingredients; as, to concoct a new dish or beverage.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To digest in the mind; to devise; to make up; to contrive; to plan; to plot.  [1913 Webster]
    "He was a man of a feeble stomach, unable to concoct any great fortune."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To mature or perfect; to ripen.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]


concoct, v.tr.
1 make by mixing ingredients (concocted a stew).
2 invent (a story, a lie, etc.).

concocter n. concoction n. concoctor n.
L concoquere concoct- (as com-, coquere cook)



accessory, accompanying, adjuvant, admix, alloy, amalgamate, ancillary, angle, assemble, attendant, attending, beget, bemingle, blend, breed, brew, bring forth, bring into being, build, cabal, call into being, cast, coalesce, coin, coincident, collateral, collude, combine, commingle, commix, complot, compose, compound, conceit, conceive, conceptualize, conglomerate, connive, conspire, construct, contrive, cook up, correlative, corresponding, counterfeit, countermine, counterplot, create, decoct, design, develop, devise, discover, dream up, elaborate, emulsify, engender, engineer, envisage, envision, erect, evolve, experience imaginatively, extrude, fabricate, fake, fancy, fantasize, fashion, fictionalize, finagle, finesse, fix up, forge, form, formulate, frame, frame up, fudge, fudge together, fuse, generate, get up, give being to, give rise to, hash, hatch, hatch a plot, hatch up, hoke up, homogenize, ideate, imagine, immingle, immix, improvise, incident, indite, integrate, interblend, interlace, interlard, intermingle, intermix, intertwine, interweave, intrigue, invent, jumble, knead, lay a plot, machinate, make, make do with, make up, maneuver, manufacture, mature, merge, mingle, mingle-mangle, mint, mix, mix up, mold, operate, origin, originate, patch together, piece together, plan, plot, prefabricate, prepare, procreate, produce, put together, put up, raise, rear, rig, run up, satellite, scheme, scramble, set up, shape, shuffle, spawn, stir up, strike out, supplementary, suppose, syncretize, think out, think up, throw together, toss together, trump up, vamp up, wangle, whomp up, work, write




VB be false, be a liar, speak falsely, tell a lie, lie, fib, lie like a trooper, swear false, forswear, perjure oneself, bear false witness, misstate, misquote, miscite, misreport, misrepresent, belie, falsify, pervert, distort, put a false construction upon (misinterpret), prevaricate, equivocate, quibble, palter, palter to the understanding, repondre en Normand, trim, shuffle, fence, mince the truth, beat about the bush, blow hot and cold, play fast and loose, garble, gloss over, disguise, give a color to, give a gloss, put a gloss, put false coloring upon, color, varnish, cook, dress up, embroider, varnish right and puzzle wrong, exaggerate, blague, invent, fabricate, trump up, get up, force, fake, hatch, concoct, romance, cry 'wolf!', dissemble, dissimulate, feign, assume, put on, pretend, make believe, play possum, play false, play a double game, coquet, act a part, play a part, affect, simulate, pass off for, counterfeit, sham, make a show of, malinger, say the grapes are sour, cant, play the hypocrite, sham Abraham, faire pattes de velours, put on the mask, clean the outside of the platter, lie like a conjuror, hand out false colors, hold out false colors, sail under false colors, commend the poisoned chalice to the lips, ambiguas in vulgum spargere voces, deceive.

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