Associations to the word «Ingredient»


INGREDIENT, noun. One of the substances present in a mixture.

Dictionary definition

INGREDIENT, noun. A component of a mixture or compound.
INGREDIENT, noun. An abstract part of something; "jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a speech".
INGREDIENT, noun. Food that is a component of a mixture in cooking; "the recipe lists all the fixings for a salad".

Wise words

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