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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. directions for making something;
[syn: recipe, formula]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Recipe \Rec"i*pe\ (r[e^]s"[i^]*p[-e]), n.; pl. Recipes (r[e^]s"[i^]*p[=e]z). [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. [1913 Webster] 2. a prescription for medicine. [archaic] [1913 Webster] 2. a prescription for medicine. [archaic] [1913 Webster] 3. a set of directions for preparing food from its ingredients. [PJC] 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. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

recipe n 1: directions for making something [syn: recipe, formula]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

34 Moby Thesaurus words for "recipe": MO, aid, alterative, analeptic, approach, assistance, balm, balsam, corrective, cure, form, formula, formulary, healing agent, healing quality, help, means, method, modus operandi, plan, prescription, procedure, receipt, relief, remedial measure, remedy, restorative, sovereign remedy, specific, specific remedy, succor, system, technique, way
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

suspension recipe In lazy evaluation, a suspension (or in Henderson's terminology, a "recipe") is a closure with a flag indicating whether the expression has been evaluated or not. When the expression is evaluated the first time, this flag is set. Subsequent requests for the value of the expression will not attempt to re-evaluate it. (1995-02-06)