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Definition 1: cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven - [verb of change]

Samples where bake or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bake the potatoes

(bake is a kind of ...) transform and make suitable for consumption by heating

"These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"

(... is a kind of bake ) bake in an oven

"ovenbake this chicken"

(... is a kind of bake ) bake in a kiln so as to harden

"fire pottery"

(... is a kind of bake ) bake (eggs) in their shells until they are set

"shirr the eggs"

(bake belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Definition 2: heat by a natural force - [verb of change]

Samples where bake or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The sun broils the valley in the summer

Synonyms for bake in the sense of this definition

(bake is a kind of ...) make hot or hotter

"the sun heats the oceans" "heat the water on the stove"

Definition 3: prepare with dry heat in an oven - [verb of creation]

Samples where bake or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bake a cake

(bake is a kind of ...) make from scratch

Definition 4: be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun - [verb of stative]

Samples where bake or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The town was broiling in the sun
  • the tourists were baking in the heat

Synonyms for bake in the sense of this definition

(bake is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

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