|1.||[ noun ] (writing) a copy of a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)|
"I am reading a good book on economics"
|Related terms:||publication Utopia reference_book catalog booklet textbook prayer_book review_copy tome capital workbook trade_book yearbook copybook appointment_book bestiary phrase_book songbook catechism authority formulary playbook running_head signature|
|2.||[ noun ] (books as a physical objects) a number of pages bound together|
"he used a large book as a doorstop"
|Related terms:||product notebook paperback picture_book sketchbook paperback album order_book journal hardback folio novel coffee-table_book binding|
|3.||[ verb ] engage for a performance|
"Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"
|Related terms:||schedule booker|
|4.||[ noun ] a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone|
|Synonyms:||record recordbook record_book|
"Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'" "his name is in all the recordbooks"
|Related terms:||fact won-lost_record card logbook|
|5.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||request keep_open reserve booking procure|
|6.||[ verb ] (law) record a charge in a police register|
"The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
|Related terms:||record ticket|
|7.||[ noun ] (writing) a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance|
|Related terms:||dramatic_composition dialogue screenplay libretto scenario shooting_script promptbook continuity script|
|8.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4833|
|9.||[ noun ] (accounting) a record in which commercial accounts are recorded|
|Synonyms:||ledger book_of_account account_book leger|
"they got a subpoena to examine our books"
|Related terms:||record general_ledger subsidiary_ledger daybook cost_ledger accounting|
|10.||[ noun ] (fine art,writing) a major division of a long written composition|
"the book of Isaiah"
|Related terms:||section Exodus Joshua Leviticus Numbers Esther Mark Judges Ruth Jeremiah Jonah Job book_of_proverbs epistle_of_james canticle_of_canticles Luke John Acts Revelation i_samuel ii_samuel 1_kings 2_kings 1_chronicles 2_chronicles book_of_ezra book_of_nehemiah book_of_psalms first_epistle_of_peter book_of_ecclesiastes ii_peter book_of_isaiah book_of_lamentations book_of_ezekiel book_of_daniel book_of_hosea book_of_joel amos abdias book_of_micah book_of_nahum book_of_habakkuk book_of_zephaniah aggeus book_of_zachariah book_of_malachi epistle_of_paul_the_apostle_to_the_romans first_epistle_of_paul_the_apostle_to_the_corinthians ii_corinthians epistle_of_paul_the_apostle_to_the_galatians ephesians epistle_of_paul_the_apostle_to_the_philippians colossians first_epistle_of_paul_the_apostle_to_the_thessalonians ii_thessalonians first_epistle_of_paul_the_apostle_to_timothy ii_timothy epistle_of_paul_the_apostle_to_titus epistle_of_paul_the_apostle_to_philemon epistle_to_the_hebrews Matthew Deuteronomy Genesis first_epistle_of_john ii_john iii_john epistle_of_jude additions_to_esther prayer_of_azariah_and_song_of_the_three_children book_of_susanna bel_and_the_dragon baruch epistle_of_jeremiah book_of_tobit book_of_judith 1_esdras 2_esdras ben_sira wisdom 1_maccabees 2_maccabees text|
|11.||[ noun ] (religion,Bible,writing) the sacred writings of the Christian religion|
|Synonyms:||Bible bible Word Scripture Holy_Scripture Word_of_God christian_bible Holy_Writ Good_Book|
"he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
|Related terms:||sacred_text Vulgate Revised_Version family_Bible Revised_Standard_Version Douay_Bible American_Standard_Version Authorized_Version New_English_Bible Old_Testament New_Testament text Testament demythologize gabriel covenant eisegesis exegesis|
|12.||[ verb ] register in a hotel booker|
|Related terms:||register booking|
|13.||[ noun ] a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made|
"they run things by the book around here"
|Related terms:||collection rule rule|
|14.||[ noun ] (religion,writing,Islam) sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Mohammed during his life at Mecca and Medina; divided into 114 chapters|
|Synonyms:||Quran al-qur'an Koran|
|Related terms:||sacred_text sura|
|15.||[ noun ] (accounting,writing) an accounting journal as a physical object|
: "he bought a new daybook"
|16.||[ noun ] a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge|
"he bought a book of stamps"