Definitions for book

Definitions for (noun) book

Main entry: book, volume

Definition: physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together

Usage: he used a large book as a doorstop

Main entry: book

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

Usage: he bought a book of stamps

Main entry: book

Definition: a major division of a long written composition

Usage: the book of Isaiah

Main entry: book

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

Usage: I am reading a good book on economics

Main entry: Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Christian Bible, Book, Scripture, Bible, Word, Word of God

Definition: the sacred writings of the Christian religions

Usage: he went to carry the Word to the heathen

Main entry: Quran, al-Qur'an, Book, Koran

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

Main entry: book, record, record book

Definition: a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone

Usage: Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'; his name is in all the record books

Main entry: script, playscript, book

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

Main entry: book, rule book

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

Usage: they run things by the book around here

Main entry: book

Definition: a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game

Main entry: book, book of account, ledger, leger, account book

Definition: a record in which commercial accounts are recorded

Usage: they got a subpoena to examine our books

Definitions for (verb) book

Main entry: book

Definition: engage for a performance

Usage: Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo

Main entry: book

Definition: record a charge in a police register

Usage: The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man

Main entry: book, reserve, hold

Definition: arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance

Usage: 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

Main entry: book

Definition: register in a hotel booker

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