Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun concoction

4 senses of concoction

Sense 1
concoction, mixture, intermixture -- (any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade")
       => foodstuff, food product -- (a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food)

Sense 2
concoction -- (an occurrence of an unusual mixture; "it suddenly spewed out a thick green concoction")
       => mix, mixture -- (an event that combines things in a mixture; "a gradual mixture of cultures")

Sense 3
concoction -- (the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose; "his testimony was a concoction"; "she has no peer in the concoction of mystery stories")
       => invention, innovation, excogitation, conception, design -- (the creation of something in the mind)

Sense 4
confection, concoction -- (the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components)
       => creating from raw materials -- (the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it)

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