Synonyms for concoct
- dream up
- ad lib
- cook up
- make up
- slap together
- throw together
Antonyms for concoct
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONCOCT
I am not prepared to give you the money I have saved for any tale you choose to concoct.
It took him some time to concoct his telegram, and put it into cypher.
The reporter, armed with this information, proceeded to concoct a legend.
As we had plenty of meat he was able to concoct as much broth as I could consume.
I think it possible that I may concoct with it some scheme for our return.
"But you must concoct something with more staying power," he went on.
You want to gain time so that you can concoct the blackest lies.
The Comanche also concoct an intoxicating drink from this bean.
He claims it will soothe any nervesthe way he can concoct it.
Brother, you have picked up these phrases in some novel you concoct in your garret.
1530s, "to digest," from Latin concoctus, past participle of concoquere "to digest; to boil together, prepare; to consider well," from com- "together" (see com-) + coquere "to cook" (see cook (n.)). Meaning "to prepare an edible thing" is from 1670s. First expanded metaphorically beyond cooking 1792. Related: Concocted; concocting.