Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun baking

2 senses of baking

Sense 1
baking -- (making bread or cake or pastry etc.)
       => creating from raw materials -- (the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it)

Sense 2
baking -- (cooking by dry heat in an oven)
       => cooking, cookery, preparation -- (the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bake

4 senses of bake

Sense 1
bake -- (cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven; "bake the potatoes")
       => cook -- (transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes")

Sense 2
bake -- (prepare with dry heat in an oven; "bake a cake")
       => create from raw material, create from raw stuff -- (make from scratch)

Sense 3
broil, bake -- (heat by a natural force; "The sun broils the valley in the summer")
       => heat, heat up -- (make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove")

Sense 4
bake, broil -- (be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun; "The town was broiling in the sun"; "the tourists were baking in the heat")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Antonyms of adj baking

1 sense of baking

Sense 1
baking, baking hot -- (as hot as if in an oven)

INDIRECT (VIA hot) -> cold -- (having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer")

Similarity of adj baking

1 sense of baking

Sense 1
baking, baking hot -- (as hot as if in an oven)
       => hot (vs. cold) -- (used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead")

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