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

2 senses of cook up

Sense 1
concoct, cook up -- (prepare or cook by mixing ingredients; "concoct a strange mixture")
       => 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")

Sense 2
fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent -- (make up something artificial or untrue)
       => think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoct -- (devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software")

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