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1. ingredient

noun. ['ˌɪnˈgriːdiːənt'] a component of a mixture or compound.

Synonyms

  • intermixture
  • element
  • component
  • admixture
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • chromatic color
  • black
  • colorful

Etymology

  • ingrediens (Latin)
  • ingredior (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Ingredient

  • disobedient
  • expedient
  • obedient

Example sentences of the word ingredient


1. Noun, singular or mass
The sap of the sweet gum can be processed into a necessary ingredient for incense-making.

2. Adjective
Add all of the remaining ingredients in the same order as they appear on the ingredient list.

Quotes containing the word ingredient


1. I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
- Dr. Seuss

2. The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
- Theodore Roosevelt

3. My stories are very somber, so I think I need the comic ingredient. Besides, life has so much humor.
- Manuel Puig

2. ingredient

noun. ['ˌɪnˈgriːdiːənt'] an abstract part of something.

Synonyms

  • be all and end all
  • plot element
  • factor
  • part
  • element
  • be-all and end-all
  • component
  • division
  • section
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • dark
  • full
  • integrated
  • undiluted

Etymology

  • ingrediens (Latin)
  • ingredior (Latin)

3. ingredient

noun. ['ˌɪnˈgriːdiːənt'] food that is a component of a mixture in cooking.

Synonyms

  • dish
  • white
  • flavouring
  • ovalbumin
  • seasoner
  • yolk
  • flavourer
  • flavorer
  • egg white
  • fixings
  • egg yolk
  • albumen
  • flavoring
  • seasoning
  • malted milk
  • food product
  • foodstuff

Antonyms

  • bare
  • evil
  • impure
  • antinode

Etymology

  • ingrediens (Latin)
  • ingredior (Latin)
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