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