HyperDic: cook

English > 7 senses of the word cook / Cook:
VERBcreationcookprepare a hot meal
creationcook, fix, ready, make, prepareprepare for eating by applying heat
changecooktransform and make suitable for consumption by heating
socialcook, fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, wangle, misrepresenttamper, with the purpose of deception
changecooktransform by heating
NOUNperson cooksomeone who cooks food
person Cook, James Cook, Captain Cook, Captain James CookEnglish navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
cook / Cook > pronunciation
Soundskuh'k
Rhymesbook / Book ... yearbook: 43 rhymes with uhk...
English > cook: 7 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who cooks food.
InstancesFarmer, Fannie Farmer, Fannie Merritt FarmerAn expert on cooking whose cookbook has undergone many editions (1857-1915)
NarrowerchefA professional cook
cookie, cookyThe cook on a ranch or at a camp / camp / camp
fry cookA cook who specializes in fried foods
preserverA cook who preserves fruits or meat
roasterA cook who roasts food
seasonerA cook who uses seasonings
Broaderskilled worker, trained worker, skilled workmanA worker who has acquired special skills
Spanishcocinera, cocinero
Catalancuiner, xef
Verbscooktransform and make suitable for consumption by heating
cookprepare for eating by applying heat
cookprepare a hot meal
English > Cook: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779).
SynonymsJames Cook, Captain Cook, Captain James Cook
Instance ofnavigatorIn earlier times, a person who explored by ship
SpanishJames Cook
CatalanJames Cook
English > cook: 7 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningPrepare a hot meal.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"My husband doesn't cook"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
EntailscookTransform and make suitable for consumption by heating
Broadercreate from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
Spanishcocinar, guisar, preparar
Catalancuinar, guisar, preparar
Nounscooksomeone who cooks food
cooking, cookerythe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
English > cook: 7 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningPrepare for eating by applying heat.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs cook the vegetables
Example"Cook me dinner, please"
Synonymsfix, ready, make, prepare
Narrowerconcoct, cook upPrepare or cook by mixing ingredients
deglazedissolve cooking juices or solid food in (a pan) by adding liquid / liquid and stirring
devilcoat or stuff with a spicy paste
dress, dress outkill and prepare for market or consumption
flambepour liquor over and ignite (a dish)
lardPrepare or cook with lard
precookcook beforehand so that the actual preparation won't take long
preserve, keepprevent (food) from rotting
put onput on the stove or ready for cooking
scallop, escallopbake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
whip up, whomp upPrepare or cook quickly or hastily
Broadercreate from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
Similar tomakeGather and light the materials for
Spanishcocinar, confeccionar, crear, formar, guisar, preparar
Catalanconfeccionar, coure, crear, cuinar, formar, guisar, preparar
Nounscooksomeone who cooks food
cookera utensil for cooking
cooking, cookerythe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
English > cook: 7 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningTransform and make suitable for consumption by heating.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs cook the vegetables
Example"These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
Entailed bybasteCover with liquid / liquid before cooking
cookPrepare a hot meal
maskCover with a sauce
Narrowerbakecook and make edible by putting in a hot oven
blanch, parboilcook (vegetables) briefly
braisecook in liquid / liquid
brownfry in a pan until it changes color / color
coddlecook in nearly boiling water
fricasseemake a fricassee of by cooking
frycook on a hot surface using fat
grillcook over a grill
microwave, micro-cook, zap, nukecook or heat in a microwave oven
overcookcook too long
poachcook in a simmering liquid / liquid
pressure-cookcook in a pressure cooker
roastcook with dry heat, usually in an oven
sousecook in a marinade
steamcook something by letting steam pass over it
stewcook slowly and for a long time in liquid / liquid
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Similar tocookTransform by heating
Spanishasar, cocer, cocinar, guisar
Catalancoure, cuinar, guisar
Nounscooksomeone who cooks food
cooking, cookerythe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
English > cook: 7 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningTamper, with the purpose of deception.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "cook the books"
Synonymsfudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, wangle, misrepresent
Narrowerjugglemanipulate by or as if by moving around components
Broadercheat, chiselEngage in deceitful behavior
See alsocook upmake up something artificial or untrue
Spanishadulterar, desfigurar, falsear, falsificar, fingir, hacer trampa, manipular, tergiversar
Catalanfalsejar, falsificar, tergiversar
English > cook: 7 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningTransform by heating.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar tocookTransform and make suitable for consumption by heating
Nounscookera utensil for cooking

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