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English noun: confection

1. confection (food) a food rich in sugar


Synonymssweet


Broader (hypernym)dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat


Narrower (hyponym)candied apple, candy, candy apple, caramel apple, center, centre, chewing gum, comfit, confect, confectionery, confiture, gum, hardbake, maraschino, maraschino cherry, nonpareil, sweetmeat, taffy apple, toffee apple

2. confection (act) the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components


Synonymsconcoction


Broader (hypernym)creating from raw materials


English verb: confection

1. confection (creation) make into a confection


SamplesThis medicine is home-confected.


Synonymscomfit, confect


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together









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