• (British, America) IPA: /ˈɹɛs.ɪ.pi/, /ˈɹɛs.ə.pi/

recipe (plural recipes)

  1. (medicine, archaic) A formula for preparing or using a medicine; a prescription; also, a medicine prepared from such instructions. [from 16th c.]
  2. Any set of instructions for preparing a mixture of ingredients. [from 17th c.]
  3. By extension, a plan or procedure to obtain a given end result; a prescription. [from 17th c.]
    His new approach is definitely a recipe for success.
  4. Now especially, a set of instructions for making or preparing food dishes. [from 18th c.]
  5. A set of conditions and parameters of an industrial process to obtain a given result.
    Stepper recipes.
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