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cake

cake

 
 
pronunciation:
keIk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sweet food made of batter and cooked in an oven.
I've baked a cake for my cousin's wedding.
 
similar words:
bun, pie
definition 2: a flat, round portion of food that is baked or fried.
We had fish cakes for lunch.
similar words:
donut, pancake
definition 3: a hard mass of some substance.
Buy three cakes of soap.
similar words:
bar
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: caked, cakes, caking
definition: to become a hard mass.
Clean your boots before the mud cakes on them.Your boots are caked with mud.
similar words:
form, mold, pat, shape