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cake

 
pronunciation:
keIk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sweet, baked food made of flour, eggs, sugar, and flavoring. Cakes can be made in the form of a loaf or layers.
 
similar words:
bun, cupcake, pastry, pie, tart
definition 2: a flat, round portion of food that is baked or fried.
We had fish cakes for lunch.
similar words:
donut, flapjack, pancake
definition 3: a hard, shaped mass of some substance.
Buy three cakes of soap.
similar words:
bar
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part of speech: verb
inflections: cakes, caking, caked
definition: to become a hard mass.
Clean your boots before the mud cakes on them.
similar words:
congeal, form, harden, mold, pat, shape
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