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Definition of "confect" [con•fect]

  • To make into a confection or preserve. (verb-transitive)
  • To put together by combining materials: a group of writers who confected a television series. (verb-transitive)
  • A sweet confection, such as candy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "confect" in a sentence
  • "Do we come together to "confect" euchraist or do we come together to celebrate that which always and everywhere is?"
  • "Polls appear daily; conjecture abounds continually; media confect a frenzy."
  • "Pureeing their own research with published sources, Mr. Summers and Ms. Swan confect a circumstantial case involving protection money paid by members of the huge royal family to keep bin Laden's terrorism outside the kingdom's borders, intercession by Saudi cultural agents—likely spies—to help two of the hijackers in California, and stonewalling by Saudi intelligence after the attacks."