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  • Book (noun)

    A collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc.

    "She opened the book to page 37 and began to read aloud."

    "He was frustrated because he couldn't find anything about dinosaurs in the book."

  • Book (noun)

    A long work fit for publication, typically prose, such as a novel or textbook, and typically published as such a bound collection of sheets.

    "I have three copies of his first book."

  • Book (noun)

    A universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

  • Book (noun)

    A major division of a long work.

    "Genesis is the first book of the Bible."

    "Many readers find the first book of A Tale of Two Cities to be confusing."

    "tome|volume"

  • Book (noun)

    A record of betting (from the use of a notebook to record what each person has bet).

    "I'm running a book on who is going to win the race."

  • Book (noun)

    A convenient collection, in a form resembling a book, of small paper items for individual use.

    "a book of stamps"

    "a book of raffle tickets"

    "booklet"

  • Book (noun)

    The script of a musical.

    "libretto"

  • Book (noun)

    Records of the accounts of a business.

    "account|record"

  • Book (noun)

    A long document stored (as data) that is or will become a book; an e-book.

  • Book (noun)

    A colloquial reference to a book award, a recognition for receiving the highest grade in a class (traditionally an actual book, but recently more likely a letter or certificate acknowledging the achievement).

  • Book (noun)

    Six tricks taken by one side.

  • Book (noun)

    four of a kind

  • Book (noun)

    A document, held by the referee, of the incidents happened in the game.

  • Book (noun)

    A list of all players who have been booked (received a warning) in a game.

  • Book (noun)

    The twenty-sixth Lenormand card.

  • Book (verb)

    To reserve (something) for future use.

    "I want to book a hotel room for tomorrow night"

    "I can book tickets for the concert next week."

    "reserve"

  • Book (verb)

    To write down, to register or record in a book or as in a book.

    "They booked that message from the hill"

    "note [[down|record|write down"

  • Book (verb)

    To record the name and other details of a suspected offender and the offence for later judicial action.

    "The police booked him for driving too fast."

  • Book (verb)

    To issue with a caution, usually a yellow card, or a red card if a yellow card has already been issued.

  • Book (verb)

    To travel very fast.

    "He was really booking, until he passed the speed trap."

    "bomb|hurtle|rocket|speed|shoot|whiz"

  • Book (verb)

    To record bets as bookmaker.

  • Book (verb)

    To receive the highest grade in a class.

    "The top three students had a bet on which one was going to book their intellectual property class."

  • Book (verb)

    To leave.

    "He was here earlier, but he booked."

  • Tome (noun)

    One in a series of volumes.

  • Tome (noun)

    A large or scholarly book.

    "The professor pulled a dusty old tome from the bookshelf."

Wiktionary
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  • Book (noun)

    a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers

    "a book of selected poems"

  • Book (noun)

    a literary composition that is published or intended for publication as a book

    "he's writing a book about his experiences"

  • Book (noun)

    a main division of a literary work or of the Bible

    "the Book of Genesis"

  • Book (noun)

    the libretto of a musical or opera, or the script of a play.

  • Book (noun)

    used to refer to studying

    "he was so deep in his books he would forget to eat"

  • Book (noun)

    the telephone directory for the area in which someone lives

    "is your name in the book?"

  • Book (noun)

    a magazine

    "Charlotte's mother always called magazines ‘books’"

    "women's books like Cosmopolitan and Ladies' Home Journal"

  • Book (noun)

    an imaginary record or list (often used to emphasize the comprehensiveness of someone's actions or experience)

    "she felt every emotion in the book of love"

  • Book (noun)

    a bound set of blank sheets for writing in

    "an accounts book"

  • Book (noun)

    a set of records or accounts

    "a bid to balance the books"

  • Book (noun)

    a bookmaker's record of bets accepted and money paid out.

  • Book (noun)

    the notebook in which a referee writes the names of players who are cautioned for foul play

    "his name went into the book for a foul on Smyth"

  • Book (noun)

    the first six tricks taken by the declarer in a hand of bridge, after which further tricks count towards fulfilling the contract.

  • Book (noun)

    a set of tickets, stamps, matches, samples of cloth, etc., bound together

    "a pattern book"

  • Book (verb)

    reserve (accommodation, a place, etc.); buy (a ticket) in advance

    "book early to avoid disappointment"

    "I have booked a table at the Swan"

  • Book (verb)

    reserve accommodation for (someone)

    "his secretary had booked him into the Howard Hotel"

    "book me a single room at my usual hotel"

  • Book (verb)

    register one's arrival at a hotel

    "he booked in at a hotel"

  • Book (verb)

    engage (a performer or guest) for an event

    "the promoter booked him for another appearance"

  • Book (verb)

    have all places reserved; be full

    "at weekends we're usually booked up"

  • Book (verb)

    make an official note of the personal details of (a person who has broken a law or rule)

    "the cop booked me and took me down to the station"

  • Book (verb)

    (of a referee) note down the name of (a player) who is cautioned for foul play

    "McMahon was booked for a foul"

  • Book (verb)

    leave suddenly

    "they just ate your pizza and drank your soda and booked"

  • Book (verb)

    move quickly; hurry

    "I didn't hear the verdict because I had to book it to work"

    "my sister and I booked to the playground"

  • Tome (noun)

    a book, especially a large, heavy, scholarly one

    "a weighty tome"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Book (noun)

    A collection of sheets of paper, or similar material, blank, written, or printed, bound together; commonly, many folded and bound sheets containing continuous printing or writing.

  • Book (noun)

    A composition, written or printed; a treatise.

  • Book (noun)

    A part or subdivision of a treatise or literary work; as, the tenth book of "Paradise Lost."

  • Book (noun)

    A volume or collection of sheets in which accounts are kept; a register of debts and credits, receipts and expenditures, etc.; - often used in the plural; as, they got a subpoena to examine our books.

  • Book (noun)

    Six tricks taken by one side, in the game of bridge or whist, being the minimum number of tricks that must be taken before any additional tricks are counted as part of the score for that hand; in certain other games, two or more corresponding cards, forming a set.

  • Book (noun)

    a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; - used in preparing for a performance.

  • Book (noun)

    a set of paper objects (tickets, stamps, matches, checks etc.) bound together by one edge, like a book; as, he bought a book of stamps.

  • Book (noun)

    a book or list, actual or hypothetical, containing records of the best performances in some endeavor; a recordbook; - used in the phrase one for the book or one for the books.

  • Book (noun)

    the set of facts about an athlete's performance, such as typical performance or playing habits or methods, that are accumulated by potential opponents as an aid in deciding how best to compete against that athlete; as, the book on Ted Williams suggests pitching to him low and outside.

  • Book (noun)

    same as book value.

  • Book (noun)

    the list of current buy and sell orders maintained by a stock market specialist.

  • Book (noun)

    the purchase orders still outstanding and unfilled on a company's ledger; as, book to bill ratio.

  • Book

    To enter, write, or register in a book or list.

  • Book

    To enter the name of (any one) in a book for the purpose of securing a passage, conveyance, or seat; to reserve{2}; also, to make an arrangement for a reservation; as, to be booked for Southampton; to book a seat in a theater; to book a reservation at a restaurant.

  • Book

    To mark out for; to destine or assign for; as, he is booked for the valedictory.

  • Book

    to make an official record of a charge against (a suspect in a crime); - performed by police.

  • Tome (noun)

    As many writings as are bound in a volume, forming part of a larger work; a book; - usually applied to a ponderous volume.

Webster Dictionary
  • Book (noun)

    a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together);

    "I am reading a good book on economics"

  • Book (noun)

    physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together;

    "he used a large book as a doorstop"

  • Book (noun)

    a record in which commercial accounts are recorded;

    "they got a subpoena to examine our books"

  • Book (noun)

    a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge;

    "he bought a book of stamps"

  • Book (noun)

    a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone;

    "Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'"

    "his name is in all the recordbooks"

  • Book (noun)

    a major division of a long written composition;

    "the book of Isaiah"

  • Book (noun)

    a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance

  • Book (noun)

    a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made;

    "they run things by the book around here"

  • Book (noun)

    the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina

  • Book (noun)

    the sacred writings of the Christian religions;

    "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"

  • Book (verb)

    record a charge in a police register;

    "The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"

  • Book (verb)

    arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance;

    "reserve me a seat on a flight"

    "The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family"

    "please hold a table at Maxim's"

  • Book (verb)

    engage for a performance;

    "Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"

  • Book (verb)

    register in a hotel booker

  • Tome (noun)

    a (usually) large and scholarly book

Princeton's WordNet

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