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English noun: cook

1. cook (person) someone who cooks food


Broader (hypernym)skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker


Narrower (hyponym)chef, cookie, cooky, fry cook, preserver, roaster, seasoner


Instance hyponymFannie Farmer, Fannie Merritt Farmer, Farmer

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


SynonymsCaptain Cook, Captain James Cook, James Cook


Instance hypernymnavigator


English verb: cook

1. cook (creation) prepare a hot meal


SamplesMy husband doesn't cook.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


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


Entailcook


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

2. cook (creation) prepare for eating by applying heat


SamplesCook me dinner, please.
Can you make me an omelette?.
Fix breakfast for the guests, please.


ExamplesThe chefs cook the vegetables


Synonymsfix, make, prepare, ready


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


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


Narrower (hyponym)concoct, cook up, deglaze, devil, dress, dress out, escallop, flambe, keep, lard, precook, preserve, put on, scallop, whip up, whomp up


Verb groupmake

3. cook (change) transform and make suitable for consumption by heating


SamplesThese potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes.


ExamplesThe chefs cook the vegetables


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


Broader (hypernym)change integrity


Narrower (hyponym)bake, blanch, braise, brown, coddle, fricassee, fry, grill, micro-cook, microwave, nuke, overcook, parboil, poach, pressure-cook, roast, souse, steam, stew, zap


Verb groupcook

4. cook (social) tamper, with the purpose of deception


SamplesFudge the figures.
Cook the books.
Falsify the data.


Synonymsfake, falsify, fudge, manipulate, misrepresent, wangle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cheat, chisel


Narrower (hyponym)juggle

5. cook (change) transform by heating


SamplesThe apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Verb groupcook









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