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Noun
The process of preparing food by using heat
“While you're gone, Chloe and I are going to do some cooking!”
Noun
Food or a meal, typically of a specific type or origin
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“Well, I'm eager to sample some authentic French cooking.”
Noun
Act of heating or reheating food, as in cooking or microwaving
Noun
Domestic household chores such as cleaning and cooking
Noun
The business of providing food and related services
Adjective
Relating to food, gastronomy or cooking
“I spent a year working in a professional kitchen where I significantly improved my cooking skills.”
Adjective
Happening, or about to happen
“We have some great plans cooking as we speak.”
Verb
Preparing, or arranging for, a meal
Verb
Present participle for to prepare food for consumption, usually using heat
“It reminded us of our student days, when after throwing up in the wee hours of the morning, we would cook ourselves a hearty meal of instant noodles, and then throw up all over again.”
Verb
Present participle for to sear or burn something
“Use a very high heat to quickly cook the surface of the meat until a crust forms.”
Verb
Present participle for to heat up or become very hot
“This must be done in the early morning or late at night, or the plants will cook in the hot sun.”
Verb
Present participle for to falsify or alter in a dishonest manner
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“State and federal officials are in a huddle, trying to cook the numbers enough to salvage the grant money.”
Verb
(cooking) Present participle for to be happening or planned
“Evidently, this has been cooking for several months.”
Verb
Present participle for to obtain, arrange, or achieve by indirect, complicated or intensive efforts
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Present participle for to alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
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Present participle for to take violent or aggressive action against
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Present participle for to make or become liquefied by heat
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Present participle for to manipulate (a situation), typically in a way that is unfair or unscrupulous
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Present participle for to make a marked change in the form, nature, or appearance of
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