English noun: concoction
|1.||concoction (food) any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients|
|Samples||He volunteered to taste her latest concoction.|
He drank a mixture of beer and lemonade.
|Broader (hypernym)||food product, foodstuff|
|Narrower (hyponym)||batter, dough, dressing, filling, mincemeat, mix, premix, roux, stuffing|
|2.||concoction (event) an occurrence of an unusual mixture|
|Samples||It suddenly spewed out a thick green concoction.|
|Broader (hypernym)||mix, mixture|
|3.||concoction (cognition) the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose|
|Samples||His testimony was a concoction.|
She has no peer in the concoction of mystery stories.
|Broader (hypernym)||conception, design, excogitation, innovation, invention|
|4.||concoction (act) the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components|
|Broader (hypernym)||creating from raw materials|