Definitions for cook

Definitions for (noun) cook

Main entry: cook

Definition: someone who cooks food

Main entry: Cook, James Cook, Captain Cook, Captain James Cook

Definition: English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)

Definitions for (verb) cook

Main entry: cook

Definition: transform and make suitable for consumption by heating

Usage: These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes

Main entry: cook

Definition: transform by heating

Usage: The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle

Main entry: ready, prepare, make, cook, fix

Definition: prepare for eating by applying heat

Usage: Cook me dinner, please; can you make me an omelette?; fix breakfast for the guests, please

Main entry: cook

Definition: prepare a hot meal

Usage: My husband doesn't cook

Main entry: fudge, fake, falsify, manipulate, cook, misrepresent, wangle

Definition: tamper, with the purpose of deception

Usage: Fudge the figures; cook the books; falsify the data

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