HyperDic: cook_up

English > 2 senses of the expression cook up:
VERBcreationcook up, concoctprepare or cook by mixing ingredients
creationcook up, fabricate, manufacture, make up, inventmake up something artificial or untrue
English > cook up: 2 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningPrepare or cook by mixing ingredients.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymconcoct
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broadercook, fix, ready, make, preparePrepare for eating by applying heat
Spanishconfeccionar
Catalanconfeccionar
English > cook up: 2 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningmake up something artificial or untrue.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfabricate, manufacture, make up, invent
Narrowerconfabulateunconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
mythologize, mythologiseConstruct a myth
spinmake up a story
trump up, concoctinvent
vamp, vamp upmake up
Broaderthink up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoctdevise or invent / invent
See alsocooktamper, with the purpose of deception
Spanishfabricar, inventar
Catalanfabricar, inventar

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