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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
cake (noun)
1.
a) a breadlike food made from a dough or batter that is usually fried or baked in small flat shapes and is often unleavened
b) a sweet baked food made from a dough or thick batter usually containing flour and sugar and often shortening, eggs, and a raising agent (as baking powder)
c) a flattened usually round mass of food that is baked or fried - a fish cake
2.
a) a block of compacted or congealed matter - a cake of ice
b) a hard or brittle layer or deposit
3.
something easily done - after so much studying, the test was cake
cake (verb)
transitive verb
1.
- encrust caked with dust
2.
intransitive verb
to fill (a space) with a packed mass to form or harden into a mass
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
cake (noun)
1.
a small usually rounded mass of minced food that has been fried
SYNONIMS:
croquette, cutlet, fritter, galette, patty ( pattie)
RELATED WORDS:
finger, stick; gâteau ( gateau)
cake (noun)
2.
something easily done or dealt with
SYNONIMS:
breeze, cake, cakewalk, child's play, cream puff, duck soup, kid stuff, picnic, pushover, roses, snap
RELATED WORDS:
no-brainer, nothing; sitting duck; gimme, laugher, walkaway
NEAR ANTONYMS:
brainteaser, poser, stumper, toughie ( toughy); bother, nuisance, trouble
bear, beast, chore, headache, horror show, killer, labor, murder, pain, sticky wicket, stinker []
cake (verb)
to cover with a hardened layer
SYNONIMS:
cake, crust, rime
RELATED WORDS:
besmear, coat, smear, spread; cover, daub; coagulate, congeal, harden
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