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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bakeverb

    cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven

    "bake the potatoes"

  2. bakeverb

    prepare with dry heat in an oven

    "bake a cake"

  3. broil, bakeverb

    heat by a natural force

    "The sun broils the valley in the summer"

  4. bake, broilverb

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. bakenoun

    Any of various baked dishes resembling casserole.

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

  2. bakenoun

    The act of cooking food by baking.

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

  3. bakeverb

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

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

  4. bakeverb

    To dry by heat.

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

  5. bakeverb

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

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

  6. bakeverb

    To become baked.

    The bread is baking at the moment.

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

  7. bakeverb

    To smoke marijuana.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bakeverb

    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. Bakeverb

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

  3. Bakeverb

    to harden by cold

  4. Bakeverb

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

  5. Bakeverb

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

  6. Bakenoun

    the process, or result, of baking

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bake

    bāk, v.t. to dry, harden, or cook by the heat of the sun or of fire: to prepare bread or other food in an oven: to harden as by frost.—v.i. to work as a baker: to become firm through heat.—pa.p. baked (bākt); pr.p. bāk′ing.—ns. Bake′house, a house or place used for baking in; Bake′meat (B.), pastry, pies.—pa.p. Bak′en = baked.—ns. Bak′er, one who bakes bread, &c.—(obs.) Bax′ter; Bak′ery, a bakehouse; Bake′stone, a flat stone or plate of iron on which cakes are baked in the oven; Bak′ing, the process by which bread is baked: the quantity baked at one time. [A.S. bacan; cog. with Ger. backen, to bake, Gr. phog-ein, to roast.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bake in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of bake in a Sentence

  1. Jack Robinson:

    It is offensive that the state of Colorado prosecuted Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop for bringing his Christian faith to bear in his decision not to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, yet business owners who decide to refuse service to a Christian wanting Bible verses on cakes are exonerated by the state.

  2. Jackie Mills:

    I just got a mini doughnut pan, and it makes the cutest desserts. It's probably four bites, so you can bake a regular cake batter in it and have automatic portion control.

  3. John German:

    They are much better able to bake in this kind of planning into their urban designs.

  4. Mary Fran:

    Care packages became a ritual, we would bake cookies and send them at least every two weeks, if not every one.

  5. Cameron Bure:

    We sing a lot of Christmas carols in our house, the kids write letters to Santa still, we bake cookies for him and put out carrots for the reindeer.

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