Definition of bake noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bake

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    BrE BrE//beɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//beɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1a dish consisting of mixed ingredients that is cooked in the oven a pasta/vegetable bake
  2. 2(North American English) a social event at which a specific food is cooked and eaten a clam bake Becker was at the annual Kirkland Rotary salmon bake.
  3. Word Origin Old English bacan, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch bakken and German backen.Extra examples The bread is baking in the oven. The house was filled with the scent of freshly baked bread. I’m baking Alex a cake. The delicious smell of baking bread came wafting up the stairs. baked potatoes

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