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cook /kʊk/ verb

اشپز ، پختن
Synonyms: do, burn, bake, broil, melt, roast, scorch, swelter
English Thesaurus: cook, make, prepare, rustle up, fix, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. Cook, Captain James
(1728–79) a British sailor and explorer who sailed to Australia and New Zealand, and claimed the eastern coast of Australia for Britain. He also discovered several islands in the Pacific Ocean, including Hawaii, where he was killed.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. Cook, Peter
(1937–95) a British comedian, who had a great influence on British comedy and who is known especially for making humorous television programmes with Dudley Moore, with whom he first appeared in Beyond the Fringe when they were both at university. He also owned the humorous magazine Private Eye.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. Cook, Robin
(1946–2005) a British politician in the Labour Party, who was Foreign Secretary (=the minister in charge of the UK's relations with other countries) from 1997 to 2001. He was leader of the House of Commons from 2001 to 2003 until he resigned because he did not support the government's decision to go to war with Iraq.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. cook1 S1 W3 /kʊk/ verb
[Word Family: noun: cook, cooker, cookery, cooking; adjective: cooked ≠ uncooked, overcooked ≠ UNDERCOOKED, cooking; verb: cook, overcookUNDERCOOK]

1. [intransitive and transitive] to prepare food for eating by using heat:
Where did you learn to cook?
Cook the sauce over a low heat for ten minutes.
cook a meal/dinner/breakfast etc
I’m usually too tired to cook an evening meal.
cook something for supper/lunch/dinner etc
He was cooking rice for supper.
cook somebody something
She cooked them all a good dinner every night.
cook (something) for somebody
I promised I’d cook for them.
slices of cooked ham
a cooked breakfast

2. [intransitive] to be prepared for eating by using heat:
He could smell something delicious cooking.
Hamburgers were cooking in the kitchen.

3. cook the books to dishonestly change official records and figures in order to steal money or give people false information:
The Government was cooking the books and misleading the public.

4. be cooking informal to be being planned in a secret way:
They’ve got something cooking, and I don’t think I like it.

5. be cooking (with gas) spoken used to say that someone is doing something very well:
The band’s really cooking tonight.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. cook2 noun [countable]
[Word Family: noun: cook, cooker, cookery, cooking; adjective: cooked ≠ uncooked, overcooked ≠ UNDERCOOKED, cooking; verb: cook, overcookUNDERCOOK]
[Language: Old English; Origin: coc, from Latin coquus, from coquere 'to cook']

1. someone who prepares and cooks food as their job Synonym : chef:
He works as a cook in a local restaurant.

2. be a good/wonderful/terrible etc cook to be good or bad at preparing and cooking food

3. too many cooks (spoil the broth) used when you think there are too many people trying to do the same job at the same time, so that the job is not done well
chief cook and bottle-washer at chief1(3)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. excellent, good He's a very good cook
amateur, professional She wants to become a professional cook.
 ⇒ Note at JOB

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

ADV. thoroughly, well Make sure you cook the meat well.
evenly, gently, slowly Turn the fish over so that it cooks evenly.
PHRASES be cooked through Ensure that the meat is cooked through.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


cook a meal
Shall I cook the meal tonight?
cook breakfast/lunch/dinner
Kate was in the kitchen cooking dinner.
cook food
The book also gives advice on healthy ways of cooking food.
cook rice/pasta/sausages etc
Cook the pasta for about 8 minutes.
cook something gently/slowly (=on a low heat)
Reduce the heat and cook gently for 20 minutes.
cook something well/thoroughly (=until it has definitely cooked for a long enough time)
Beans should always be cooked well.
be cooked through (=in the middle as well as on the outside)
Fry the fish until golden and cooked through.
cook something evenly (=until all of it is equally well cooked )
Turn the pie several times to cook it evenly.
be cooked to perfection (=be cooked exactly the right amount, so it is perfect)
All the dishes were cooked to perfection by the French chef.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: short-order cook , what's up or what's cooking

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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