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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·coct /kənˈkɑkt, kɑn-/
 (vt.)混合而制,調合,捏造,編造

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·coct v. t. [imp. & p. p. Concocted; p. pr. & vb. n. Concocting.]
 1. To digest; to convert into nourishment by the organs of nutrition. [Obs.]
    Food is concocted, the heart beats, the blood circulates.   --Cheyne.
 2. To purify or refine chemically. [Obs.]
 3. To prepare from crude materials, as food; to invent or prepare by combining different ingredients; as, to concoct a new dish or beverage.
 4. To digest in the mind; to devise; to make up; to contrive; to plan; to plot.
    He was a man of a feeble stomach, unable to concoct any great fortune.   --Hayward.
 5. To mature or perfect; to ripen. [Obs.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 concoct
      v 1: make a concoction (of) by mixing
      2: prepare or cook by mixing ingredients; "concoct a strange
         mixture" [syn: cook up]
      3: of charges [syn: trump up]
      4: devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich
         quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece
         of software" [syn: think up, think of, dream up, hatch]