Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
ingredient /in'gri:djənt/
  • danh từ
    • phần hợp thành, thành phần
Concise Dictionary
+a component of a mixture or compound
+an abstract part of something
+food that is a component of a mixture in cooking

Thesaurus Dictionary
constituent, element, part, component, factor; (pl.) makings:
Humour is a necessary ingredient in any working relationship.
Advanced English Dictionary
for sth)
1 one of the things from which sth is made, especially one of the foods that are used together to make a particular dish: Coconut is a basic ingredient for many curries. + Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. + Our skin cream contains only natural ingredients. + The only active ingredient in this medicine is aspirin.
2 one of the things or qualities that are necessary to make sth successful: the essential ingredients for success + It has all the ingredients of a good mystery story.
Collocation Dictionary

1 thing from which sth is made


excellent, good
It always pays to use the best ingredients when cooking.
| main, major, principal
the principal ingredient of smog
| important, vital | secret, special | basic | common | active
salicylic acid, the active ingredient in aspirin
| remaining
Add all the remaining ingredients and bring to the boil.
| fresh | natural | artificial | exotic | dry
Use a spoon to mix the dry ingredients.
| raw | food


I only use natural ingredients.
| add, pour in/on/over
Mix the marinade ingredients and pour over the goose.
| blend, combine, mix, stir (in)
Blend all the ingredients together in a bowl.


a list of ingredients
All food products should carry a list of ingredients on the packet. > Special page at FOOD

2 thing/quality necessary to make sth successful


crucial, essential, fundamental, important, key, vital
Hard work is a vital ingredient for success.
| main, major, principal | basic, necessary
Forecasting is a basic ingredient of business planning.
| right
The little town has all the right ingredients for a murder mystery.
| magic, secret, special | added/additional, extra | missing


The Australian team had the added ingredient of perseverance.
| provide, supply
She hopes the change of career will supply the missing ingredient in her life? excitement.


~ for
Tolerance is an essential ingredient for a happy marriage.
| ~ in
Individualism has been the secret ingredient in developing his chain of fashion stores.


an ingredient for success

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