Bake definitions

bāk
The act of baking.
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A product of baking.
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A social affair at which a certain kind of food, often baked, is served.
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A cracker.
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To bake bread, pastry, etc.
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To become baked.
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To become dry and hard in the sun.
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To cook (food) by dry heat, esp. in an oven.
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To make dry and hard by heat; fire (bricks, earthenware, etc.)
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To expose (oneself) to the rays of the sun, a lamp, etc.
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To harden or cake.
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A social gathering at which food is cooked by baking and then served.
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To cook (food) with dry heat, especially in an oven.
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To harden or dry (something) by subjecting to heat in or as if in an oven.

Bake bricks.

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To cook food with dry heat.
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To become hardened or dry by or as if by having been subjected to the heat of an oven.
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The definition of bake is the act of cooking food or hardening something through the use of heat.

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Bake is defined as to get intensely hot.

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.

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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.

An example of bake is to put a cake mixture in the oven until it is heated all the way through and the finished cake is ready to eat.

An example of bake is to place wet clay pots in the sun to dry.

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(intransitive) To cook (something) in an oven.

I baked a delicious cherry pie.

She's been baking all day to prepare for the dinner.

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(UK, New Zealand) Any of various baked dishes resembling casserole.
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To dry by heat.
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The act of cooking food by baking.
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(intransitive) To prepare food by baking it.
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(intransitive) To be baked to heating or drying.

The clay baked in the sun.

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(intransitive, figuratively) To be hot.

It is baking in the greenhouse.

I'm baking after that workout in the gym.

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(intransitive, slang) To smoke marijuana.
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To harden by cold.
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Origin of bake

From Middle English baken, from Old English bacan (“to bake”), from Proto-Germanic *bakaną (“to bake”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰōg- (“to roast, bake”). Cognate with West Frisian bakke (“to bake”), Dutch bakken (“to bake”), Low German backen (“to bake”), German backen (“to bake”), Danish bage (“to bake”), Swedish baka (“to bake”), Ancient Greek φώγω (phōgō, “roast”, verb), Persian پختن (pokhtan, “to bake”, verb).