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English verb: bake

1. bake (change) cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven

SamplesBake the potatoes.

ExamplesThe chefs bake the vegetables

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cook

Narrower (hyponym)fire, ovenbake, shirr

Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

2. bake (creation) prepare with dry heat in an oven

SamplesBake a cake.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)create from raw material, create from raw stuff

3. bake (change) heat by a natural force

SamplesThe sun broils the valley in the summer.


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)heat, heat up

4. bake (stative) be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun

SamplesThe town was broiling in the sun.
The tourists were baking in the heat.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)be

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