Synonyms for Cook:

n.

boil down, head cook, charbroil, caterer, short-order cook, brown, baste, meat cook, culinarian, baker, mess sergeant, sous-chef, salad chef. cooking, foodie, cuisine, cordon bleu, Betty Crocker, cookery, ingestion, culinary. cook (noun)
fake, misrepresent, make, fix, manipulate, falsify, Captain James Cook, prepare, fudge, captain cook, ready, James Cook, wangle.
person who prepares food (noun)
baker, culinarian, mess sergeant.

v.

heat (verb)
braise, poach, warm, broil, char, fry, sear, boil, heat, burn, scald, grill, stew, fire, scorch, bake, simmer, roast, toast, swelter, barbecue, parch, singe, parboil.
prepare food, usually using heat (verb)
barbecue, braise, fix, toast, parch, roast, stew, grill, fry, broil, scald, sear, scorch, brown, heat, simmer, parboil, boil, poach, burn, bake.

Other synonyms:

cookery, Betty Crocker, cuisine, cordon bleu, short-order cook, baker, foodie, culinary. cooking, baste. heat up
warm.
toast
brown.

Usage examples for cook

  1. Not long after she went to cook – Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore by Fay-Cooper Cole
  2. " I've got the best cook in the Middle West," he observed. – Skinner's Dress Suit by Henry Irving Dodge
  3. But now you mention it, I believe she can cook – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick