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English noun: cake

1. cake (artifact) a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax)

SamplesA bar of chocolate.


Broader (hypernym)block

Narrower (hyponym)tablet

2. cake (food) small flat mass of chopped food


Broader (hypernym)dish

Narrower (hyponym)fish ball, fish cake

3. cake (food) baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat

Broader (hypernym)baked goods

Narrower (hyponym)applesauce cake, baba, battercake, birthday cake, biscuit, Boston cream pie, bridecake, cheesecake, chiffon cake, chocolate cake, coconut cake, coffee cake, coffeecake, cookie, cooky, crumb cake, crumpet, cupcake, Eccles cake, flannel cake, flannel-cake, flapcake, flapjack, friedcake, fruitcake, gateau, genoise, gingerbread, griddlecake, honey cake, hot cake, hotcake, jumbal, jumble, layer cake, marble cake, pancake, petit four, pound cake, prune cake, rock cake, savarin, seed cake, seedcake, skillet cake, spice cake, sponge cake, teacake, torte, upside-down cake, Victoria sandwich, Victoria sponge, waffle, wedding cake, white cake

English verb: cake

1. cake (contact) form a coat over

SamplesDirt had coated her face.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover, spread over

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