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

2 senses of cook

Sense 1
cook -- (someone who cooks food)
       => skilled worker, trained worker, skilled workman -- (a worker who has acquired special skills)

Sense 2
Cook, James Cook, Captain Cook, Captain James Cook -- (English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779))
       INSTANCE OF=> navigator -- (in earlier times, a person who explored by ship)

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

5 senses of cook

Sense 1
cook -- (prepare a hot meal; "My husband doesn't cook")
       => create from raw material, create from raw stuff -- (make from scratch)

Sense 2
cook, fix, ready, make, prepare -- (prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please")
       => create from raw material, create from raw stuff -- (make from scratch)

Sense 3
cook -- (transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes")
       => change integrity -- (change in physical make-up)

Sense 4
fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent -- (tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data")
       => cheat, chisel -- (engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?")
          Phrasal Verb-> cook up#2

Sense 5
cook -- (transform by heating; "The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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