See also: Bake and bakę

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English baken, from Old English bacan (to bake), from Proto-West Germanic *bakan, from Proto-Germanic *bakaną (to bake), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₃g- (to roast, bake).

Cognate with West Frisian bakke (to bake), Dutch bakken (to bake), Low German backen (to bake), German backen (to bake), Norwegian Bokmål bake (to bake), Danish bage (to bake), Swedish baka (to bake), Ancient Greek φώγω (phṓgō, roast, verb).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /beɪk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪk

VerbEdit

bake (third-person singular simple present bakes, present participle baking, simple past baked or (dialectal) book, past participle baked or (dialectal) baken)

  1. (transitive or intransitive or ditransitive, with person as subject) To cook (something) in an oven (for someone).
    I baked a delicious cherry pie.
    She's been baking all day to prepare for the dinner.
    He baked her a cake.
  2. (intransitive, with baked thing as subject) To be cooked in an oven.
    The cake baked at 350°F.
  3. (intransitive) To be warmed to drying and hardening.
    The clay baked in the sun.
  4. (transitive) To dry by heat.
    They baked the electrical parts lightly to remove moisture.
  5. (intransitive, figuratively) To be hot.
    It is baking in the greenhouse.
    I'm baking after that workout in the gym.
  6. (transitive, figuratively) To cause to be hot.
    • 2008 October, Davy Rothbart, “How I caught up with dad”, in Men's Health, volume 23, number 8, ISSN 1054-4836, page 112:
      My dad told me about his days in the Navy: He'd agreed to be a guinea pig in exchange for a shorter enlistment. [] They baked him in the sun.
  7. (intransitive, slang) To smoke marijuana.
  8. (transitive, obsolete) To harden by cold.
  9. (computer graphics, transitive) To fix (lighting, reflections, etc.) as part of the texture of an object to improve rendering performance.
  10. (figuratively, with "in" or "into") To incorporate into something greater.
    • 2014, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security, Airline Industry Consolidation: Hearing (page 36)
      Disagreements between pilots' unions are baked into the merger cake.
    • 2016, David B. Woolner, John M. Thompson, Progressivism in America: Past, Present and Future (page 100)
      Many of the causes of governmental dysfunction are simply baked into the cake of American politics and will never change.

Usage notesEdit

In the dialects of northern England, the simple past book and past participle baken are sometimes encountered.

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NounEdit

bake (plural bakes)

  1. The act of cooking food by baking.
    • 2015, Patricia Grace, Chappy, →ISBN:
      Taking one of her cakes or a tray of biscuits from the oven always gives her satisfaction and a moment of pride; that is, of course, unless there happens to be some little element that doesn't please her with the bake.
  2. (especially UK, Australia, New Zealand) Any of various baked dishes resembling casserole.
    • 2009, Dictionary of Food: International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z →ISBN:
      A fish bake made with cod chunks, sliced parboiled potatoes, []
    • 2009, Rosalind Peters, Kate Pankhurst, Clive Boursnell, Midnight Feast Magic: Sleepover Fun and Food
      If you happen to have small, heat-proof glass or ceramic pots in your kitchen (known as ramekins) then you can make this very easy pasta bake in fun-size, individual portions.
  3. Any food item that is baked.
    • 2016, Annie Rigg, Great British Bake Off: Children's Party Cakes & Bakes:
      Baking parchment should not be confused with greaseproof paper — the former has a non-stick coating and will ensure that your bakes lift out of the tin or off the baking sheets easily, the latter will have the opposite effect!
  4. (US) A social event at which food (such as seafood) is baked, or at which baked food is served.
    • 1904, Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology:
      The central episode is the temporary burial of the novitiate; a shallow pit is excavated, and in this a fire is made, as for a fish bake; []
    • 1939, The American Photo-engraver, volume 31, page 289:
      I am about to launch a scheme for our local to invest a few dollars in a spot where the boys will know where to find company and pass a few hours or a week-end out in the fresh air and partake of shrimp bakes or fish fries and so forget the on-creeping years.
    • 2006, Jeffery P. Sandman, Peter R. Sandman, Soaring and Gliding: The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Area:
      [] also featured a fish bake, a dance, and a beach party[.]
  5. (Barbados, sometimes US and UK) A small, flat (or ball-shaped) cake of dough eaten in Barbados and sometimes elsewhere, similar in appearance and ingredients to a pancake but fried (or in some places sometimes roasted).

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BasqueEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin pāx, pācem.

NounEdit

bake inan

  1. peace
  2. tranquillity, serenity
DeclensionEdit
Declension of bake (inanimate, ending in vowel)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive bake bakea bakeak
ergative bakek bakeak bakeek
dative bakeri bakeari bakeei
genitive bakeren bakearen bakeen
comitative bakerekin bakearekin bakeekin
causative bakerengatik bakearengatik bakeengatik
benefactive bakerentzat bakearentzat bakeentzat
instrumental bakez bakeaz bakeez
inessive baketan bakean bakeetan
locative baketako bakeko bakeetako
allative baketara bakera bakeetara
terminative baketaraino bakeraino bakeetaraino
directive baketarantz bakerantz bakeetarantz
destinative baketarako bakerako bakeetarako
ablative baketatik baketik bakeetatik
partitive bakerik
prolative baketzat
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bake

  1. Short form of baketu.

Further readingEdit

  • "bake" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • bake” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

bake (plural bakes)

  1. Alternative form of bakke (bat)

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bake

  1. Alternative form of baken (to bake)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

bake

  1. Alternative form of baken (meal involving pastry)

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

bake

  1. Alternative form of bak

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse baka.

VerbEdit

bake (imperative bak, present tense baker, passive bakes, simple past bakte, past participle bakt)

  1. to bake (something)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse baka.

VerbEdit

bake (present tense bakar or baker, past tense baka or bakte, past participle baka or bakt, passive infinitive bakast, present participle bakande, imperative bak)

  1. to bake (something)

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

bake (Cyrillic spelling баке)

  1. inflection of baka:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

WolioEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Laiyolo bake.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bake

  1. heart
  2. fruit

ReferencesEdit

  • Anceaux, Johannes C. (1987) Wolio Dictionary (Wolio-English-Indonesian) / Kamus Bahasa Wolio (Wolio-Inggeris-Indonesia), Dordrecht: Foris