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Yes. The word bake is a Scrabble US word. The word bake is worth 10 points in Scrabble:

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You can make 13 words from 'bake' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'bake'

BAKE 10BEAK 10

3 letters words from 'bake'

AKE 7KAB 9
KAE 7KEA 7
KEB 9 

2 letters words from 'bake'

AB 4AE 2
BA 4BE 4
EA 2KA 6

All 4 letters words made out of bake

bake abke bkae kbae akbe kabe baek abek beak ebak aebk eabk bkea kbea beka ebka keba ekba akeb kaeb aekb eakb keab ekab

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word bake. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in bake.

Definitions and meaning of bake

bake

Etymology

From Middle English baken, from Old English bacan (to bake), 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), Danish bage (to bake), Swedish baka (to bake), Ancient Greek φώγω (phṓgō, roast, verb).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /beɪk/
  • Rhymes: -eɪk

Verb

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

  1. (ditransitive or intransitive, with person as subject) To cook (something) in an oven.
    I baked a delicious cherry pie.
    She's been baking all day to prepare for the dinner.
  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.
  7. (intransitive, slang) To smoke marijuana.
  8. (transitive, obsolete) To harden by cold.
    • (Can we date this quote by Edmund Spenser and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      They bake their sides upon the cold, hard stone.
  9. (computer graphics, transitive) To fix (lighting, reflections, etc.) as part of the texture of an object to improve rendering performance.

Usage notes

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

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:cook

Derived terms

Related terms

  • roast

Translations

Noun

bake (plural bakes)

  1. The act of cooking food by baking.
  2. (especially Britain, 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. (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[.]
  4. (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).
    • For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:bake.
  5. Any 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!

Translations

Anagrams

  • Baek, beak, beka

Basque

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ba.ke/

Etymology 1

From Latin pax, pace.

Noun

bake

  1. peace
  2. tranquillity, serenity
Declension
Derived terms
  • baketu

Etymology 2

Verb

bake

  1. Infinitive of baketu.

Further reading

  • bake in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • bake in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

Middle English

Etymology 1

Unknown; see bakke for more.

Noun

bake (plural bakes)

  1. Alternative form of bakke (bat)

Etymology 2

From Old English bacan.

Verb

bake

  1. Alternative form of baken (to bake)

Etymology 3

From baken, the past participle of the above verb.

Noun

bake

  1. Alternative form of baken (meal involving pastry)

Etymology 4

From Old English bæc.

Noun

bake

  1. Alternative form of bak

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse baka

Verb

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

  1. to bake (something)

Derived terms

  • bakebolle
  • bakepapir
  • bakepulver

Related terms

  • baker (noun)
  • baking

References

  • “bake” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • baka

Etymology

From Old Norse baka

Verb

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)

Derived terms

  • bakebolle
  • bakepapir
  • bakepulver

Related terms

  • bakar (noun)
  • baking

References

  • “bake” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to cook in an oven.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)