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    book - Dictionary definition and meaning for word book

    Definition
    (noun) a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    Example Sentence
    • I am reading a good book on economics
    Definition
    (noun) physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    Synonyms : volume
    Example Sentence
    • he used a large book as a doorstop
    Definition
    (noun) a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone
    Synonyms : record , record book
    Example Sentence
    • Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'
    • his name is in all the record books
    Definition
    (noun) a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
    Synonyms : playscript , script
    Definition
    (noun) a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
    Example Sentence
    • they got a subpoena to examine our books
    Definition
    (noun) a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game Definition
    (noun) a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made
    Synonyms : rule book
    Example Sentence
    • they run things by the book around here
    Definition
    (noun) the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
    Synonyms : al-qur'an , koran , quran
    Definition
    (noun) the sacred writings of the Christian religions
    Example Sentence
    • he went to carry the Word to the heathen
    Definition
    (noun) a major division of a long written composition
    Example Sentence
    • the book of Isaiah
    Definition
    (noun) a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge
    Example Sentence
    • he bought a book of stamps
    Definition
    (verb) engage for a performance
    Example Sentence
    • Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo
    Definition
    (verb) arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
    Synonyms : hold , reserve
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) record a charge in a police register
    Example Sentence
    • The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man
    Definition
    (verb) register in a hotel booker
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