English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'ingredient'

(noun) 
Definition
a component of a mixture or compound, esp. in cooking
The meeting had all the ingredients of high drama.
Synonyms
component
Enriched uranium is a key component of nuclear weapons.
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part
The engine only has three moving parts.
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element
one of the key elements of the UN's peace plan
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feature
a special feature on breast cancer research
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piece
The equipment was taken down the shaft in pieces.
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unit
designed for teachers to plan a study unit on marine mammals
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item
The most valuable item on show will be a Picasso.
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attribute
He has every attribute a footballer could want.
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constituent
Caffeine is the active constituent of drinks such as tea and coffee.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of attribute
Definition
a quality or feature representative of a person or thing
He has every attribute a footballer could want.
in the sense of constituent
Definition
a component part
Caffeine is the active constituent of drinks such as tea and coffee.
in the sense of element
Definition
one of the fundamental components making up a whole
one of the key elements of the UN's peace plan

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