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Synonyms of cook in English:


  • 1 Scott cooked dinner
    prepare, make, put together
    informal fix, rustle up
  • 2 informal he's been cooking the books
    falsify, alter, doctor, tamper with, interfere with, massage, manipulate, fiddle
  • 3 informal (cookin'/cooking) we just stopped by to see what's cookin'
    happening, going on, taking place, occurring
    informal going down
  • noun

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  • 1
    chef, food preparer, short-order cook, pastry chef;
    chef de cuisine, sous-chef, cordon bleu cook
    informal cookie
  • Phrases

    cook up

    informal he cooked up an alibi so ludicrous that even his own attorney laughed

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