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Dictionary definition for: Cook

1. (n) someone who cooks food

2. (v) prepare a hot meal; "My husband doesn''t cook"

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

4. (v) prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please" "can you make me an omelette?" "fix breakfast for the guests, please"

5. (v) transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"

6. (v) transform by heating; "The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle"

7. (v) fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures" "cook the books" "falsify the data"

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