"cocer" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

cocer
transitive verb
1. to cook (alimentos); to boil (hervir); to bake (en horno)
2. to fire (cerámica, ladrillos)
cocerse
pronomial verb
1. to cook (alimentos); to boil (hervir); to bake (en horno)
  • en todas partes cuecen habas (Prov) -> it's the same wherever you go
  • ¿qué se cuece por aquí? (figurative) -> what's cooking?, what's going on here?

cocer [co-therr’]
article & verb transitive
1. To boil, to dress victuals.
2. To bake bricks, tiles, or earthenware.
3. To digest.
verb neuter
4. To boil: to ferment. (n)
5. To seethe, ferment, without fire, as wine. (n)
verb reflexive
6. To suffer intense and continued pain.

cocer
verbo:transitivo
1 (Culin) (hervir) to boil
cocemos la leche antes de tomarla we boil the milk before drinking it
cuece el arroz en agua abundante
2 (Culin) (guisar) to cook
cueza el pescado a fuego suave cook the fish over a gentle heat; cocer al vapor to steam; cocer al horno to bake
3 (Técnica) [+ladrillos, cerámica] to fire
verbo:intransitivo
[+vino] to ferment
verbo:pronominal
cocerse
1 (hervir) to boil
2 (guisarse) to cook; (al vapor) to steam; (al horno) to bake
la carne tarda más en cocerse que el pescado meat takes longer to cook than fish
3 (tramarse)
algo raro se está cociendo en el comité something strange is brewing in the committee; voy a ver qué se cuece por aquí I'm going to see what's going on here
4 (pasar calor) to bake (familiar); roast (familiar); boil (familiar)
en este piso se cuece uno en verano this apartment is baking o roasting o boiling in summer (familiar)
5 (emborracharse) to get plastered (muy_familiar); get smashed (muy_familiar)

Verb Conjugations for "cocer" (go to to cook)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo cuezo cocí cocía cocería coceré
cueces cociste cocías cocerías cocerás
él/ella/Ud. cuece coció cocía cocería cocerá
nosotros cocemos cocimos cocíamos coceríamos coceremos
vosotros cocéis cocisteis cocíais coceríais coceréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. cuecen cocieron cocían cocerían cocerán
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