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
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.
Father and son concoct a horror story about a world in which women go into cocoon-like slumber — and turn violent when roused.
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.
His explanation involved a CIA plot, a secret university society and church members — tales that analysts said appeared to have been concocted by his captors.
Then Volquez somehow concocted one of those things that was simply too good to be true, the sort of tale that would have been rejected by Hollywood for being too preposterous.
Maru is played by Spanish actress Elena Anaya, who spends the film concocting deadlier and deadlier gasses for Ludendorff (Danny Houston).
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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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