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Definitions of book

  1.   a record in which commercial accounts are recorded they got a subpoena to examine our books
  2.   the sacred writings of the Christian religion he went to carry the Word to the heathen
  3.   register in a hotel booker
  4.   physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together he used a large book as a doorstop
  5.   a number of sheets ticket or stamps etc bound together on one edge he bought a book of stamps
  6.   a major division of a long written composition the book of Isaiah
  7.   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
  8.   sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Mohammed during his life at Mecca and Medina divided into 114 chapters
  9.   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 recordbooks
  10.   a written version of a play or other dramatic composition used in preparing for a performance
  11.   a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made they run things by the book around here
  12.   engage for a performance Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo
  13.   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
  14.   a written work or composition that has been published printed on pages bound together I am reading a good book on economics
  15.   the sacred writings of the Christian religions he went to carry the Word to the heathen
  16.   the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
  17.   record a charge in a police register The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man
  18.   A collection of sheets of paper or similar material blank written or printed bound together commonly many folded and bound sheets containing continuous printing or writing
  19.   A composition written or printed a treatise
  20.   A volume or collection of sheets in which accounts are kept a register of debts and credits receipts and expenditures etc
  21.   Six tricks taken by one side in the game of whist in certain other games two or more corresponding cards forming a set
  22.   To enter write or register in a book or list
  23.   To enter the name of any one in a book for the purpose of securing a passage conveyance or seat as to be booked for Southampton to book a seat in a theater
  24.   To mark out for to destine or assign for as he is booked for the valedictory
  25.   A part or subdivision of a treatise or literary work as the tenth book of Paradise Lost
  26.   A collection of sheets of paper and other material blank written or printed bound together in a volume a composition of some length on a particular subject printed and bound a division section or part of a literary composition a register or record in card playing a certain number of tricks held by one side in horse racing a list of horses entered and the bets laid on them Book the Bible
  27.   To enter or register as to book an order
  28.   A collection of sheets of paper bound together either printed written on or blank a literary composition a division of a volume or subject
  29.   To write in a book
  30.   A bound assemblage of leaves a volume division of a literary work
  31.   To register in a book
  32.   To enter in a book engage beforehand
  33.   A number of sheets of paper bound or stitched together a printed and bound volume
  34.   A treatise or one of its subdivisions
  35.   A collection of sheets printed on written on or blank and bound in a volume a literary composition or one of its larger divisions a writing
  36.   To enter write or register in a book to get booked In books in kind remembrance in favour Without book by memory without authority To bring to book to require to give an exact reckoning To speak by book to speak on accurate knowledge
  37.   Printed sheets of paper stitched and bound together a volume or part of a volume a division
  38.   To enter or write in a book

Antonyms for book

ancient history, dwell, stick around, remain, hang around, open secret, abide.

Quotes of book

  1. It is difficult sharing and capturing so many years of memories and the people behind the words -and even though that guest book can speak volumes in between the pages remain so silent – Eugenie Anderson
  2. Gaylord Perry and Willie McCovey should know each other like a book They've been ex -teammates for years now – Jerry Coleman
  3. A book might be written on the injustice of the just – Pauline Kael
  4. I think of life as a good book The further you get into it the more it begins to make sense – Harold Kushner
  5. Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book – Charles Lamb
  6. While I shared many of the same emotions Bill describes in no way did my experience ever degenerate into the grimness I find in his book I didn't have to live with Don and I think that made a big big difference – Gary Lucas
  7. I really want to do a book on the history of the no -wave music scene in New York how it extended out and formed lots of other things It was such a great visual culture – Thurston Moore
  8. I don't like to make my life like a book – Marc Newson
  9. The decision for me was whether to have "The Father" be a book that told a story from the point of view of this speaker the daughter without as in the earlier books then having a section on something else and a section on something else – Sharon Olds
  10. The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland"; but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman – Alan Perlis
  11. I had the advantage of reading the book and when the script was first submitted to me it was just another gangster story the east side taking over the west side and all that – Edward G. Robinson
  12. It is very very easy not to be offended by a book You just have to shut it – Salman Rushdie
  13. The book of Revelation is written largely in symbols – Joseph Franklin Rutherford
  14. In the 1950s we use to feel that television was taking away our comic readership with today's exciting powerfully visual movies I have to wonder about their effect on the kids' loyalty to the comic book medium all over again – Joe Simon
  15. I don't think there's much point in bemoaning the state of the world unless there's some way you can think of to improve it Otherwise don't bother writing a book go and find a tropical island and lie in the sun – Peter Singer

Usage examples for book

  1. You might have given them back their book they said to me – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. You will not always be at your book she said and turned her back – John Knox and the Reformation by Andrew Lang
  3. Thou wilt turn into a book next – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  4. “ An' there's more there than what's in the pocket book – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison
  5. Lalage has not read my book – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  6. Has that new book of Buel's come out yet – One Day's Courtship The Heralds Of Fame by Robert Barr
  7. So I went over to the little book case and took down the first book which came to hand – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  8. Said Carpenter Do you know what a book is ” – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  9. He seems to be looking for something a book perhaps – Echoes of the War by J. M. Barrie
  10. “ I know you like a book – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  11. We must go through your renters' book – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  12. Do you know girls I believe I'll take along my Thought Book – Virginia of Elk Creek Valley by Mary Ellen Chase
  13. If you must put down the name of a town in the book you had better write a big one – Whosoever Shall Offend by F. Marion Crawford
  14. Sit still and look at the picture book I gave you – The Golden Scarecrow by Hugh Walpole
  15. It is a good thing to take one whole book at a time – Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study by Dwight Moody
  16. “ I found something in this book that you ought to see – Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  17. My what a book – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  18. Everybody read his book – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials
  19. “ I wish we had had the book here – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  20. It is about my own book he answered – Moonbeams From the Larger Lunacy by Stephen Leacock

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