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Cook vs. Commis — What's the Difference?

Cook vs. Commis — What's the Difference?

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Cook

To prepare (food) for eating by applying heat.
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Commis

(obsolete) A deputy or clerk of a foreign official
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Cook

To prepare or treat by heating
Slowly cooked the medicinal mixture.
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Commis

An assistant to a chef
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Cook

(Slang) To alter or falsify so as to make a more favorable impression; doctor
Disreputable accountants who were paid to cook the firm's books.
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Cook

To prepare food for eating by applying heat.
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Cook

To undergo application of heat especially for the purpose of later ingestion.
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Cook

(Slang) To happen, develop, or take place
What's cooking in town?.
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Cook

(Slang) To proceed or perform very well
The band really got cooking after midnight.
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Cook

A person who prepares food for eating.
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Cook

(cooking) A person who prepares food.
I'm a terrible cook, so I eat a lot of frozen dinners.
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Cook

(cooking) The head cook of a manor house.
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Cook

(cooking) The degree or quality of cookedness of food.
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Cook

(slang) One who manufactures certain illegal drugs, especially meth.
Police found two meth cooks working in the illicit lab.
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Cook

(slang) A session of manufacturing certain illegal drugs, especially meth.
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Cook

A fish, the European striped wrasse, Labrus mixtus.
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Cook

To prepare food for eating by heating it, often combining with other ingredients.
I'm cooking bangers and mash.
He's in the kitchen, cooking.
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Cook

(intransitive) To be cooked.
The dinner is cooking on the stove.
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Cook

To be uncomfortably hot.
Look at that poor dog shut up in that car on a day like today - it must be cooking in there.
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Cook

(slang) To execute by electric chair.
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Cook

To hold on to a grenade briefly after igniting the fuse, so that it explodes almost immediately after being thrown.
I always cook my frags, in case they try to grab one and throw it back.
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Cook

To concoct or prepare.
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Cook

To tamper with or alter; to cook up.
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Cook

To play or improvise in an inspired and rhythmically exciting way. (From 1930s jive talk.)
Watch this band: they cook!
Crank up the Coltrane and start cooking!
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Cook

To play music vigorously.
On the Wagner piece, the orchestra was cooking!
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Cook

To make the noise of the cuckoo.
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Cook

To throw.
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Cook

To make the noise of the cuckoo.
Constant cuckoos cook on every side.
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Cook

To throw.
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Cook

To prepare, as food, by boiling, roasting, baking, broiling, etc.; to make suitable for eating, by the agency of fire or heat.
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Cook

To concoct or prepare; hence, to tamper with or alter; to garble; - often with up; as, to cook up a story; to cook an account.
They all of them receive the same advices from abroad, and very often in the same words; but their way of cooking it is so different.
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Cook

To prepare food for the table.
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Cook

One whose occupation is to prepare food for the table; one who dresses or cooks meat or vegetables for eating.
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Cook

A fish, the European striped wrasse.
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Cook

Someone who cooks food
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Cook

English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
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Cook

Prepare a hot meal;
My husband doesn't cook
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Cook

Prepare for eating by applying heat;
Cook me dinner, please
Can you make me an omelette?
Fix breakfast for the guests, please
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Cook

Transform and make suitable for consumption by heating;
These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes
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Cook

Transform by heating;
The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle
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Cook

Fake or falsify;
Fudge the figures
Cook the books
Falsify the data
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