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