part of speech: verb
inflections: cooks, cooking, cooked
definition 1: to prepare for eating by using heat.
- She cooked the green beans in boiling water.
definition 2: to prepare food or meals.
- My dad cooks for us most nights, but my mom makes our breakfast and lunch every day.
definition 3: to be cooked.
- The rice needs to cook for thirty minutes.
phrase: cook up
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who cooks.
- The cook prepared a picnic for us.
derivation: cooked (adj.)
Word Builder: cook +
cookout: a meal that is cooked and eaten outdoors; barbecue.
cookbook: a book with recipes and directions for cooking.
cookware: pots, pans, and other things for cooking food.
cookstove: a stove.