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Adjective: cooked  kûkt
  1. Having been prepared for eating by the application of heat
Verb: cook  kûk
  1. (of food) combine or process (e.g. heat) to make ready for eating
    "Cook me dinner, please";
    - fix [informal], ready, make, prepare
  2. Transform and make suitable for consumption by heating
    "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
  3. Transform by heating
    "The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle"
  4. [informal] Tamper, with the purpose of deception
    "cook the books";
    - fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, wangle [informal], misrepresent, spoof [informal]

See also: au gratin, baked, barbecued, batter-fried, boiled, braised, broiled [N. Amer], burned, burnt, candy-like, deep-fried, done, fried, grilled, hard-baked, hard-boiled, lyonnaise, medium, overdone, pancake-style, parched, poached, rare-roasted, ready-cooked, roast, roasted, sauté, sautéed, seared, soft-boiled, soufflé-like, steamed, stewed, sunny-side up, toasted, wafer-like, well-done

Type of: alter, change, change integrity, cheat, chisel [informal], create from raw material, create from raw stuff, modify

Antonym: raw

Encyclopedia: Cooked

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