: to prepare by combining raw materials <concoct a recipe>
Examples of CONCOCT
- The drink was first concocted by a bartender in New York.
- She concocted a stew from the leftovers.
Origin of CONCOCT
past participle of concoquere
to cook together, from com-
to cook — more at cook
First Known Use: 1594
Related to CONCOCT
- invent, construct, contrive, cook (up), devise, drum up, excogitate, fabricate, make up, manufacture, think (up), trump up, vamp (up)
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