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1. cook

verb. ['ˈkʊk'] prepare a hot meal.

Synonyms

  • create from raw material

Antonyms

  • underdress
  • undress

Etymology

  • coken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Cook

  • gobbledygook
  • create-a-book
  • undertook
  • vanhook
  • overtook
  • mistook
  • kirkuk
  • forsook
  • unhook
  • unbook
  • stroock
  • retook
  • rebook
  • chinook
  • snook
  • schnook
  • flook
  • crooke
  • crook
  • brooke
  • brook
  • zook
  • tooke
  • took
  • shook
  • schook
  • rooke
  • rook
  • nook
  • mook

Example sentences of the word cook


1. Verb, base form
Whatever your reason to use a hot plate, here are some tips to for using it to cook.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If you're home, cook on high for first hour, then set to low.

Quotes containing the word cook


1. I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
- Michael Palin

2. Eating is so intimate. It's very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you're inviting a person into your life.
- Maya Angelou

3. Basia coquum,"Simon said. "Or whatever their motto is.""It's 'Descensus Averno facilis est.' 'The descent into hell is easy,"said Alec. "You just said "Kiss the cook.""Dammit,"said Simon. "I knew Jace was screwing with me.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Lost Souls

2. micro-cook

verb. cook or heat in a microwave oven.

Synonyms

  • nuke
  • microwave
  • zap

3. pressure-cook

verb. cook in a pressure cooker.

4. cook

verb. ['ˈkʊk'] prepare for eating by applying heat.

Synonyms

  • concoct
  • scallop
  • create from raw material
  • dress
  • devil
  • keep
  • precook
  • cook up
  • flambe
  • put on
  • preserve
  • lard
  • dress out
  • deglaze
  • ready
  • make
  • prepare
  • escallop
  • whomp up
  • whip up
  • create from raw stuff

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • break
  • winterize
  • summerize

Etymology

  • coken (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. cook

verb. ['ˈkʊk'] transform and make suitable for consumption by heating.

Synonyms

  • nuke
  • poach
  • microwave
  • overcook
  • brown
  • fry
  • braise
  • fricassee
  • parboil
  • blanch
  • change integrity
  • grill
  • coddle
  • bake
  • steam
  • souse
  • pressure-cook
  • stew
  • micro-cook
  • zap

Antonyms

  • unbar
  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge

Etymology

  • coken (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. cook

noun. ['ˈkʊk'] someone who cooks food.

Synonyms

  • fry cook
  • preserver
  • trained worker
  • cookie
  • roaster
  • skilled worker
  • chef
  • seasoner
  • skilled workman

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin
  • unfasten
  • untie

Etymology

  • coken (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. cook

verb. ['ˈkʊk'] transform by heating.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • unbelt
  • unbuckle
  • unbutton

Etymology

  • coken (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. cook

verb. ['ˈkʊk'] tamper, with the purpose of deception.

Synonyms

  • cheat
  • falsify
  • wangle
  • fake
  • juggle
  • misrepresent
  • chisel
  • fudge

Antonyms

  • stay
  • dress up
  • dress down
  • uglify

Etymology

  • coken (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. Cook

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

Synonyms

  • Captain Cook
  • James Cook
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