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cook meaning and definition

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COOK noun

Definition of cook (noun)

  1. someone who cooks food
  2. English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)

COOK verb

Definition of cook (verb)

  1. prepare a hot meal
    • "My husband doesn't cook"
  2. prepare for eating by applying heat
    • "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
    • synonyms: fix, make, prepare, ready
  3. transform and make suitable for consumption by heating
    • "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
  4. tamper, with the purpose of deception
  5. transform by heating
    • "The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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