Basked vs Baked - What's the difference?

basked | baked |

As verbs the difference between basked and baked

is that basked is (bask) while baked is (bake).

As an adjective baked is

that has been cooked by baking.




  • (bask)

  • bask



    (en verb)
  • To bathe in warmth; to be exposed to pleasant heat.
  • to bask in the sun
  • * Goldsmith
  • basks in the glare, and stems the tepid wave.
  • (figurative) To take great pleasure or satisfaction; to feel warmth or happiness. (This verb is usually followed by "in").
  • I basked in her love.
    to bask in someone's favour
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012, date=November 7, author=Matt Bai, title=Winning a Second Term, Obama Will Confront Familiar Headwinds, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=As President Obama turns his attention once again to filling out a cabinet and writing an Inaugural Address, this much is clear: he should not expect to bask in a surge of national unity, or to witness a crowd of millions overrun the Mall just to say they were there.}}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=April 10 , author=Alistair Magowan , title=Aston Villa 1 - 0 Newcastle , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=On this evidence they will certainly face tougher tests, as a depleted Newcastle side seemed to bask in the relative security of being ninth in the table}}




  • (bake)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That has been cooked by baking.
  • High on marijuana.
  • Derived terms

    * baked Alaska * baked beans