1. food that is a component of a mixture in cooking

    Synonyms : fixings
    Type Of : foodstuff, food product
  2. an abstract part of something

    Synonyms : component, constituent, element, factor
    Type Of : part, division, section
    Examples :
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  3. a component of a mixture or compound

    Type Of : constituent, element, component