Associations to the word «Recipe»


RECIPE, noun. (medicine) (archaic) A formula for preparing or using a medicine; a prescription; also, a medicine prepared from such instructions. [from 16th c.]
RECIPE, noun. Any set of instructions for preparing a mixture of ingredients. [from 17th c.]
RECIPE, noun. By extension, a plan or procedure to obtain a given end result. [from 17th c.]
RECIPE, noun. Now especially, a set of instructions for making or preparing food dishes. [from 18th c.]
RECIPE, noun. A set of conditions and parameters of an industrial process to obtain a given result.
RECIPE DISH, noun. Ready meal

Dictionary definition

RECIPE, noun. Directions for making something.

Wise words

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