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Synonyms for cook

Noun

1. cook, skilled worker, trained worker, skilled workman
usage: someone who cooks food
2. Cook, James Cook, Captain Cook, Captain James Cook
usage: English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)

Verb

1. cook, create from raw material, create from raw stuff
usage: prepare a hot meal; "My husband doesn't cook"
2. cook, fix, ready, make, prepare, create from raw material, create from raw stuff
usage: prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
3. cook, change integrity
usage: transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
4. fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent, cheat, chisel
usage: tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
5. cook, change, alter, modify
usage: transform by heating; "The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle"
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