Bake means to cook food through the use of some type of dry heat, usually an oven, or to use heat on non-food items to make them hard or dry.(verb)
Bake is defined as to get intensely hot.(verb)
An example of bake is what happens when a car is locked up and left to sit under the sun’s rays on a summer day until the leather interior is hot to the touch.
The definition of bake is the act of cooking food or hardening something through the use of heat.(noun)
See bake in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME baken < OE bacan < IE *bhog- < base *bhe-, to warm, bake > bath, Gr phōgein, to roast
See bake in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb baked baked, bak·ing, bakes verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English baken
Origin: , from Old English bacan.
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