DICTIONARY


Definition of BOOK

noun : BOOK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics" ;

  • 2. (

    ) physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game ;

  • 7. (

    ) a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made; "they run things by the book around here" ;

  • 10. (

    ) a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah" ;

  • 11. (

    ) a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge; "he bought a book of stamps" ;

verb : BOOK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) engage for a performance; "Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) record a charge in a police register; "The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man" ;

  • 4. (

    ) register in a hotel booker ;


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