Definition of bake

1. To cook (something) in an oven.
She's been baking all day to prepare for the dinner.
2. To dry by heat.
3. To prepare food by baking it.
4. To be baked to heating or drying.
The clay baked in the sun.
5. To be hot.
It is baking in the greenhouse.
I'm baking after that workout in the gym.
7. To harden by cold.
8. To fix (lighting, reflections, etc.) as part of the texture of an object to improve rendering performance.
9. Any of various baked dishes resembling casserole.
10. The act of cooking food by baking.
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"Cake and wine. We baked yesterday, so my ill and frail grandmother can have something good to make her stronger."
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"We will do the baking first," said the old woman; "I have already heated up the oven and kneaded the dough."
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After a short while, the wolf knocked and cried, "Open the door, grandma. It is Little Red-Cap; I bring some freshly baked food."
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Baking and brewing does not always work out.
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He is baking a cake in the kitchen.
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Ms. Gstettner bakes cookies on a baking sheet.
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She is baking a cake in the baking pan.
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The baker bakes fresh rolls every morning.
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This competition will decide who can bake the best apple strudel.
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We still need sugar and flour to bake the cake.
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