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Definition 1: concoct something artificial or untrue - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for cook up in the sense of this definition

(cook up is a kind of ...) devise or invent

"He thought up a plan to get rich quickly" "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"

(... is a kind of cook up ) construct a myth

"The poet mythologized that the King had three sons"

(... is a kind of cook up ) unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory

(... is a kind of cook up ) invent

"trump up charges"

(... is a kind of cook up ) make up a story

"spin a yarn"

(... is a kind of cook up ) make up

"vamp up an excuse for not attending the meeting"

Definition 2: prepare or cook by mixing ingredients - [verb of creation]

Samples where cook up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • concoct a strange mixture

Synonyms for cook up in the sense of this definition

(cook up is a kind of ...) prepare for eating by applying heat

"Cook me dinner, please" "can you make me an omelette?" "fix breakfast for the guests, please"

(cook up 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"

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