(rs"*p), n.;
pl. Recipes (rs"*pz).
[L., imperative of recipere to take back, take in, receive. See Receive.] A formulary or prescription for making some combination, mixture, or preparation of materials; a receipt.
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2. a prescription for medicine. [archaic]
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2. a prescription for medicine. [archaic]
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3. a set of directions for preparing food from its ingredients.

4. 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.


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