Definition of Cook

1. Noun. Someone who cooks food.




2. Verb. Prepare a hot meal. "My husband doesn't cook"
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Create From Raw Material, Create From Raw Stuff
Derivative terms: Cookery, Cooking

3. Noun. English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779).
Exact synonyms: Captain Cook, Captain James Cook, James Cook
Generic synonyms: Navigator

4. Verb. Prepare for eating by applying heat. "The chefs cook the vegetables"; "Fix breakfast for the guests, please"

5. Verb. Transform and make suitable for consumption by heating. "The chefs cook the vegetables"; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"

6. Verb. Tamper, with the purpose of deception. "Falsify the data"
Exact synonyms: Fake, Falsify, Fudge, Manipulate, Misrepresent, Wangle
Generic synonyms: Cheat, Chisel
Specialized synonyms: Juggle
Also: Cook Up
Derivative terms: Fake, Fake, Faker, Fakery, Falsification, Falsification, Falsifier, Falsity, Misrepresentation, Wangle, Wangler

7. Verb. Transform by heating. "The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle"
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Cooker

Definition of Cook

1. v. i. To make the noise of the cuckoo.

2. v. t. To throw.

3. n. One whose occupation is to prepare food for the table; one who dresses or cooks meat or vegetables for eating.

4. v. t. To prepare, as food, by boiling, roasting, baking, broiling, etc.; to make suitable for eating, by the agency of fire or heat.

5. v. i. To prepare food for the table.

Definition of Cook

1. Proper noun. An English surname. ¹

2. Noun. (cooking) A person who prepares food for a living. ¹

3. Noun. (cooking) The head cook of a manor house ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To prepare (food) for eating by heating it, often by combining it with other ingredients. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive of a person) To prepare (unspecified) food for eating by heating it, often by combining it with other ingredients. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive of food) To become ready for eating by the application of heat. ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive colloquial) To be uncomfortably hot. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To briefly hold on to a grenade after igniting the fuse, so that it explodes almost immediately after being thrown. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cook

1. to prepare food by heating [v -ED, -ING, -S] : COOKABLE [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cook

cooeed
cooeeing
cooees
cooer
cooers
cooey
cooeyed
cooeying
cooeys
coof
coofs
cooing
cooing murmur
cooingly
cooings
cook (current term)
cook-chill
cook-off
cook-offs
cook-up
cook book
cook off
cook out
cook the books
cook up
cookability
cookable
cookbook
cookbookery
cookbooks

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