Book - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together (syn: volume)
- a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone (syn: record)
- a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance (syn: script)
- a record in which commercial accounts are recorded (syn: ledger)
- a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game
- a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made
- the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina (syn: koran, quran)
- the sacred writings of the Christian religions (syn: bible, scripture, word)
- a major division of a long written composition
- a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge
- arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance (syn: hold, reserve)
- record a charge in a police register
- register in a hotel booker
The shelves in his office are filled with books.
That's one of the best books I've read in a long time.
A novelist who has written some wonderful books
The library has many dictionaries and other reference books.
The books of the Bible
A story that is told in the Book of Job
His schooling provided him with extensive book knowledge.
She had plenty of book learning but no hands-on experience.
They booked two seats at the theater.
They booked tickets for a direct flight from London to New York.
I booked a table at our favorite restaurant.
She booked through her travel agent.
We will need to book early.
She booked me on a flight from Oslo to Paris.
He was booked to sail on Monday.
present participle: booking
past tense: booked
past participle: booked