Translation of "cook" - English-Spanish dictionary

cook

verb uk /kʊk/

A1 to make food ready to eat

cocinar
Who’s cooking this evening?
She cooked the meat in a hot pan.
cook the books

to change numbers dishonestly in the accounts of an organization, especially in order to steal money from it

amañar las cuentas
noun uk /kʊk/

A2 someone who prepares food for people to eat

cocinero, -a
too many cooks (spoil the broth)

said when there are too many people doing the same piece of work at the same time, so that the final result will be spoiled

muchos cocineros estropean el caldo

(Translation of “cook” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

cook

verb /kuk/

to prepare (food) or become ready by heating

cocinar, guisar, preparar (la comida), cocer
She cooked the chicken
The chicken is cooking in the oven.
cooker noun

an apparatus on which food is cooked; a stove

cocina, fogón
She has an electric cooker.

an apple etc used in cooking, not for eating raw.

fruta o alimento para cocinar
cookery noun

the art or practice of cooking food

cocina
She was taught cookery at school
(also adjective) cookery classes.
cooking noun

the process of preparing food

Cocina
Who does most of the cooking in your house?
Do you like cooking?

food made in a particular way

Cocina
Italian/home/vegetarian cooking.
cookery book noun

(British ) a book of instructions on how to prepare and cook various dishes; cookbook(American)

libro de cocinar
cook up phrasal verb

(informal ) to invent or make up a false story etc

inventar(se)
He cooked up a story about his car having broken down.

(Translation of “cook” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)