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Oxford dictionary definition of the word cook:
1 [with object] prepare (food, a dish, or a meal) by mixing, combining, and heating the ingredients:
shall I cook dinner tonight?
[with two objects]:
she cooked me eggs and bacon
(as adjective cooked)
a cooked breakfast
[no object] (of food) be heated so that the state required for eating is reached:
while the rice is cooking, add the saffron to the stock
(cook something down) heat food and cause it to thicken and reduce in volume:
cooking down the chutney can take up to 45 minutes
2 [with object] informal alter dishonestly; falsify:
a narcotics team who cooked the evidence
(be cooked) be in an inescapably bad situation:
if I can’t talk to him I’m cooked
3 [no object] (be cooking) informal be happening or planned:
what’s cooking on the alternative fuels front?
4 [no object] North American informal perform or proceed vigorously or very well:
the band used to get up on the bandstand and really cook
a person who prepares and cooks food, especially as a job or in a specified way:
Susan was a school cook
I’m a good cook