Synonyms bake (cook things such as bread or cakes by dry heat): I bake bread every day.
fry (cook in hot oil or fat): Fry the onions until golden brown.
roast (cook meat or vegetables by dry heat): I’m going to roast the chicken.
broil (cook food directly over or under extreme heat): I’ll broil the steak.
barbecue (cook food over a low and slow indirect heat): Let’s barbecue chicken and ribs.
boil (cook food in water that is boiling): We want to boil some potatoes for dinner.