[n] someone who cooks food
[n] English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
[v] transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
[v] transform by heating; "The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle"
[v] prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
[v] prepare a hot meal; "My husband doesn't cook"
[v] fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
Captain Cook, Captain James Cook, fake, falsify, fix, fudge, James Cook, make, manipulate, misrepresent, prepare, ready, wangle