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ingredient

in·gre·di·ent

ingredient

 
pronunciation:
ihn gri di nt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the substances or elements in a mixture.
Do we have all the ingredients for making cookies?
 
synonyms:
component, element, making
similar words:
admixture, constituent, part
definition 2: a component part or element.
the ingredients of a successful marriage
synonyms:
component, element, part
similar words:
aspect, constituent, essential, factor, item
Word Parts
The word ingredient contains the following part:
grad, -grade Latin root that means go, step, degree