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confect

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verb con·fect \kən-ˈfekt\

Definition of confect

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to put together from varied material

  3. 2 a :  prepare b :  preserve

con·fect play \ˈkän-ˌ\ noun


Examples of confect

  1. <a cook who can confect a magnificent dinner from whatever ingredients are in the cupboards>



Origin of confect

Middle English, from Latin confectus, past participle of conficere to prepare — more at comfit


First Known Use: 14th century


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