Definition of "cakes" []

  • A baked food, usually in loaf or layer form, typically made from a mixture of flour, sugar, and eggs (noun)
  • A flat thin mass of bread, esp unleavened bread (noun)
  • A shaped mass of dough or other food of similar consistency (noun)
  • A mass, slab, or crust of a solidified or compressed substance, as of soap or ice (noun)
  • The whole or total of something that is to be shared or divided (noun)
  • To cover with a hard layer; encrust (verb)
  • To form or be formed into a hardened mass (verb)
  • Plural form of cake. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cake. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cakes" in a sentence
  • "When we first moved to Australia when I was little my Aunt who used to ice wedding cakes upon finding out on a visit that we couldn't get the right kinds of sweets to go in lolly cakes* decided that whenever anyone had a birthday she'd bake on and send it over."
  • "Elizabeth - You're not he first to mention grandmothers ... perhaps the notion of using mayo in cakes is not new?"
  • "Between Bogota and Honda, after Villeta, you get sugar cane regions: the slopes covered with them, the long fronds spread like fans; the roadside shacks that sell panela (brown sugar in cakes) in all shapes and derivations; and perhaps because of the abundant water, a thriving truck-washing industry."