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  Definition of Cook
  1. someone who cooks food
  2. English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
  3. transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
  4. transform by heating; "The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle"
  5. prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
  6. prepare a hot meal; "My husband doesn''t cook"
  7. fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
Similar Words: Cook, James Cook, Captain Cook, Captain James Cook, fix, ready, make, prepare, fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, wangle, misrepresent

 

See Also: fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent

 

Hyponyms: chef, cookie, cooky, fry cook, preserver, roaster, seasoner, Farmer, Fannie Farmer, Fannie Merritt Farmer, bake, brown, coddle, souse, microwave, micro-cook, zap, nuke, blanch, parboil, overcook, fricassee, stew, roast, braise, fry, grill, steam, boil, pressure-cook, poach, preserve, keep, dress, dress out, put on, devil, precook, whip up, whomp up, concoct, cook up, lard, juggle

 

Grouped Verbs: make

 

Derivational Morphology: fix, ready, make, prepare, cooking, cookery, preparation, cooker, misrepresentation, deceit, deception, wangle, wangling, finagler, wangler, falsification, misrepresentaation, falsehood, falsity, falseness, falsifier, fake, sham, postiche, imposter, impostor, pretender, faker, fraud, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player, fakery

 

Anagrams: cock

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: طبّاخ ṭabbaaχ   Danish: kok  
Dutch: kok and koken   Esperanto: kuiri and kuiriĝi  
Finnish: keittää and kokki and kypsyä   French: chef and cuire and cuisiner and faire cuire  
German: Koch and kochen   Hebrew: טבח and לבשל and להתבשל  
Hungarian: and főz and szakács   Ido: Koquadar  
Italian: cucinare and cuocere and cuoco   Japanese: 料理  
Latin: coquere and coquus   Maltese: kok  
Portuguese: cozinhar and cozinheiro   Russian: готовить and готовиться and повар  
Slovene: kuhar and kuhati and kuhati se   Spanish: cocinar and cocinero  
Swahili: kupika and mpishi   Swedish: kock and laga mat and lagas  
Telugu: ఉడుకు and వంటమనిషి and వండు  
 
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