concoct concoct  /kən ˈkɑkt/


  1. (v) make a concoction (of) by mixing
  2. (v) prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
  3. (v) invent
  4. (v) devise or invent


  1. His characters even concoct their own vocabulary for the layoff process.
  2. Third, in spite of its outlier status, human nature makes us concoct explanations for its occurrence after the fact, making it explainable and predictable.
  3. The aunts concoct spells for the lonely and the lovelorn, but the family's use of witchcraft unfortunately invokes a curse that spells doom to the family's menfolk.


  1. Children experiment with flavor creation

    Children explored one sweet science Saturday, June 15, at the Exploration Station in Grover Beach as Greg Steinberger, aka Doc Burnstein, showed how to concoct new flavors of ice cream.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Adobe Press

  2. The worst jokes we could think of on Alabama adding a waterfall to its locker room

    There are jokes to be made about this, but none of them are any great. Every single joke that could ever be made about Alabama adding a waterfall boils down to Auburn's water being lesser or whatever. So let's try to concoct the worst jokes we possibly can about all this.
    on June 18, 2013     Source:

  3. Burger balls: Your new favorite dish

    My sister Maggie is the queen of the kitchen in my house. She is someone who can break out a half a dozen different ingredients and concoct something delicious out of it, as opposed to the mucked up mess I would make.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Independent Florida Alligator


  1. "We're in a time when people can concoct an identity, if they want to, on the Web," Baxter said. "There's nothing to keep you, in a way, from being somebody you are not if you're not actually meeting people in real life."
    on Mar 8, 2008 By: Charles Baxter Source: Grand Forks Herald

  2. "If the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department, under President Bush, can find $30 billion for Bear Stearns, if they can concoct a $150 billion rescue for AIG, if they can commit $250 billion to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and if they can back...
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Chris Dodd Source: Washington Post

  3. Mr Mahama said: "To those who have taken it upon themselves to concoct and propagate these vicious rumours against our party, and to those who would aid and facilitate the spread of such rumours, we wish to remind them that the Bible enjoins us, as...
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: John Dramani Mahama Source: Modern Ghana

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