verb[with object] literary
Make (something) by putting together various elements: together they had confected a valiseful of show tunes
More example sentences
- In the Eucharistic service, the priest confects the bread as Christ's body.
- She also confects dips, chocolate mousse, cheesecake, soft cheeses and, of course, butter.
- Opposition MPs have had no qualms confecting anger, declaring Mr Blair's choice of garment to be a ‘sartorial outrage‘.
late Middle English: from Latin confect- 'put together', from the verb conficere, from con- 'together' + facere 'make'.
Definition of confect in:
- The British & World English dictionary