Synonyms for ingredient

Synonyms for (noun) ingredient

Synonyms: ingredient

Definition: a component of a mixture or compound

Similar words: component, element, constituent

Definition: an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system

Usage: spare components for cars; a component or constituent element of a system


Synonyms: ingredient, constituent, component, element, factor

Definition: an abstract part of something

Usage: 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

Similar words: part, section, division

Definition: one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole

Usage: the written part of the exam; the finance section of the company; the BBC's engineering division


Synonyms: fixings, ingredient

Definition: food that is a component of a mixture in cooking

Usage: the recipe lists all the fixings for a salad

Similar words: food product, foodstuff

Definition: a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food