Definitions for bakebeɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bakebeɪk(v.)baked, bak•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to cook by dry heat in an oven or on heated metal or stones.

    Category: Cooking

  2. to harden by heat, as pottery.

  3. to dry by or subject to heat:

    The sun baked the land.

  4. (v.i.)to prepare food by baking it.

    Category: Cooking

  5. to become baked.

    Category: Cooking

  6. to feel hot; swelter.

Origin of bake:

bef. 1000; ME; OE bacan, c. OHG bahhan, ON baka

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bake(verb)

    cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven

    "bake the potatoes"

  2. bake(verb)

    prepare with dry heat in an oven

    "bake a cake"

  3. broil, bake(verb)

    heat by a natural force

    "The sun broils the valley in the summer"

  4. bake, broil(verb)

    be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun

    "The town was broiling in the sun"; "the tourists were baking in the heat"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. bake(verb)ɪk

    to cook in an oven

    to bake bread/a cake; I love to bake.


  1. bake(Noun)

    Any of various baked dishes resembling casserole.

  2. bake(Noun)

    The act of cooking food by baking.

  3. bake(Verb)

    To cook (something) in an oven, but not in fat. Compare roast.

  4. bake(Verb)

    To dry by heat.

  5. bake(Verb)

    (Of a person, the weather, or an object:) To be hot.

  6. bake(Verb)

    To become baked.

    The bread is baking at the moment.

  7. bake(Verb)

    To smoke marijuana.

  8. Origin: From baken, from bacan, from bakanan, from bʰōg-. Cognate with bakken, backen, baka, φώγω, پختن.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bake(verb)

    to prepare, as food, by cooking in a dry heat, either in an oven or under coals, or on heated stone or metal; as, to bake bread, meat, apples

  2. Bake(verb)

    to dry or harden (anything) by subjecting to heat, as, to bake bricks; the sun bakes the ground

  3. Bake(verb)

    to harden by cold

  4. Bake(verb)

    to do the work of baking something; as, she brews, washes, and bakes

  5. Bake(verb)

    to be baked; to become dry and hard in heat; as, the bread bakes; the ground bakes in the hot sun

  6. Bake(noun)

    the process, or result, of baking

Anagrams of bake

  1. beak

Translations for bake

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to cook in an oven

I'm going to bake (bread) today; She baked the ham.

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