Definitions for recipe
ˈrɛs ə pirecipe
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word recipe.
directions for making something
a set of directions for preparing food from its ingredients.
a method or procedure for accomplishing a goal by defined steps; -- implying a high probability of achieving the goal; as, a recipe for success. Also used in a negative sense, as, a recipe for disaster.
A formula for preparing or using a medicine; a prescription; also, a medicine prepared from such instructions.
Any set of instructions for preparing a mixture of ingredients.
By extension, a plan or procedure to obtain a given end result.
His new approach is definitely a recipe for success.
Now especially, a set of instructions for making or preparing food dishes.
Etymology: From recipio. Compare receipt.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
the term used by physicians, when they direct ingredients. A medical prescription.
Etymology: recipe, Lat.
I should enjoin you travel; for absence doth in a kind remove the cause, and answers the physicians first recipe, vomiting and purging; but this would be too harsh. John Suckling.
Th’ apothecary train is wholly blind,
From files a random recipe they take,
And many deaths of one prescription make. Dryden.
a formulary or prescription for making some combination, mixture, or preparation of materials; a receipt; especially, a prescription for medicine
Etymology: [L., imperative of recipere to take back, take in, receive. See Receive.]
A recipe is a set of instructions that describes how to prepare or make something, especially a culinary dish. The word is Latin, meaning " Take ...", the second person, singular number, imperative mood of the verb recipere, "to take back" or "to receive", and its original usage was in the writing of medical prescriptions.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
res′i-pē, n. a medical prescription: any formula for the preparation of a compound: a receipt:—pl. Recipes (res′i-pēz). [L., lit. 'take,' the first word of a medical prescription, imper. of recipĕre.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. Work, smile, study, play, love--Mix. 2. Concentrate, Consecrate, Work.
A method or procedure to prepare and cook food.
Recipes are found in various places e.g. cookbooks and online websites.
Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'recipe' in Nouns Frequency: #1951
The numerical value of recipe in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of recipe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
The hidden recipe of success is detected by anyone's diurnal plans...
Not having a deadline going forward is a recipe for disaster if I've ever heard one.
A plan without room for change is a recipe for frustration.
The banana pudding is a staple at Edley’s. Our guests view it as a must-have side rather than a dessert, the recipe calls for bananas, vanilla pudding, cookies and a homemade whipped cream topping.
I couldn't describe it, it was amazing to know that the first lady and all these incredible chefs enjoyed my recipe!
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Translations for recipe
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- receptaCatalan, Valencian
- Rezept, KochrezeptGerman
- resepti, ruokareseptiFinnish
- reasabaidhScottish Gaelic
- רצפט, מתכוןHebrew
- բաղադրատոմս, ռեցեպտArmenian
- 調理手順, レシピ, 料理法Japanese
- 조리법, 레시피, 처방Korean
- tohutao, tohutohu tao kaiMāori
- yemek tarifiTurkish
- công thứcVietnamese
- iresiphi, isuZulu
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