Definition of concoct
concoctionplay \kən-ˈkäk-shən, kän-\ noun
concoctiveplay \kən-ˈkäk-tiv, kän-\ adjective
Examples of concoct in a Sentence
The drink was first concocted by a bartender in New York.
She concocted a stew from the leftovers.
Recent Examples of concoct from the Web
A spokesman for Mr Hun Sen’s party said that Mr Ou Virak had claimed the affair was concocted by the party to smear an opponent.
One is a generator that concocts images, the other a discriminator that tries to spot any flaws that would give away the manipulation, forcing the generator to get better.
The original beef recipe was concocted by his wife, Peggy, according to its history on its website.
Father and son concoct a horror story about a world in which women go into cocoon-like slumber — and turn violent when roused.
As his trial for genocide ended, the former head of state of Cambodia’s 1970s Khmer Rouge regime on Friday rejected the charges against him, saying the allegation was concocted by the country’s traditional enemy, neighboring Vietnam.
A scheme is concocted, realized, and then countered.
Apple claims Qualcomm has concocted a scheme that allows it to overcharge for patents.
Instead, her prosecutors abetted the crackdown, concocting bogus criminal cases against torture victims and political opponents.
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CONCOCT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of concoct for English Language Learners
: to make (a food or drink) by mixing different things together
: to invent or develop (a plan, story, etc.) especially in order to trick or deceive someone
CONCOCT Defined for Kids
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