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cooking

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the art or style of preparing food (as in a specified region)
  • a TV show that teaches viewers the basics of French cooking

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cooking

verb
present participle of cook

Synonyms & Antonyms of cooking (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to take place
  • wondered what was cooking when several police cars pulled up to their neighbor's house

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The first known use of cooking was in 1596

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cookies

cooking

cooking (up)

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“Cooking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cooking. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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