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bake

 
pronunciation:
beIk
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part of speech: verb
inflections: bakes, baking, baked
definition 1: to cook using dry heat at a medium oven temperature. Things such as bread, cookies, and pies are baked.
I baked a birthday cake.
 
definition 2: to make hard with heat.
The sun baked the desert sand.
similar words:
fire
definition 3: to become baked.
The bread is baking now.
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  • baker:
    a person who bakes.
  • bakery:
    a place where baked goods are made or sold.
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  cook