1. cook, create from raw material, create from raw stuff

usage: prepare a hot meal; "My husband doesn't cook"

2. cook, fix, ready, make, prepare, create from raw material, create from raw stuff

usage: prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"

3. cook, change integrity

usage: transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"

4. fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent, cheat, chisel

usage: tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"

5. cook, change, alter, modify

usage: transform by heating; "The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle"


1. cooked (vs. raw), au gratin, baked, barbecued, grilled, batter-fried, boiled, poached, stewed, braised, broiled, grilled, burned, burnt, candy-like, done, fried, deep-fried, hard-baked, hard-boiled, lyonnaise, medium, overdone, pancake-style, parched, rare-roasted, ready-cooked, roast, roasted, saute, sauteed, seared, soft-boiled, souffle-like, steamed, sunny-side up, toasted, wafer-like, well-done

usage: having been prepared for eating by the application of heat

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