Definitions of book

  1.   a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
  2.   Printed sheets of paper stitched and bound together; a volume or part of a volume; a division.
  3.   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.
  4.   register in a hotel booker
  5.   a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made; " they run things by the book around here"
  6.   the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
  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.   the sacred writings of the Christian religions; " he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
  9.   a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; " they got a subpoena to examine our books"
  10.   a written work or composition that has been published ( printed on pages bound together); " I am reading a good book on economics"
  11.   record a charge in a police register; " The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
  12.   sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Mohammed during his life at Mecca and Medina; divided into 114 chapters
  13.   To enter, write, or register in a book or list.
  14.   A treatise, or one of its subdivisions.
  15.   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.
  16.   A volume or collection of sheets in which accounts are kept; a register of debts and credits, receipts and expenditures, etc.
  17.   a major division of a long written composition; " the book of Isaiah"
  18.   To register in a book.
  19.   engage for a performance; " Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"
  20.   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"
  21.   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.
  22.   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.
  23.   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.
  24.   Six tricks taken by one side, in the game of whist; in certain other games, two or more corresponding cards, forming a set.
  25.   To enter or write in a book.
  26.   To enter or register, as to book an order.
  27.   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"
  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.   the sacred writings of the Christian religion; " he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
  30.   A number of sheets of paper bound or stitched together; a printed and bound volume.
  31.   To mark out for; to destine or assign for; as, he is booked for the valedictory.
  32.   A bound assemblage of leaves; a volume; division of a literary work.
  33.   a number of sheets ( ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge; " he bought a book of stamps"
  34.   A composition, written or printed; a treatise.
  35.   To write in a book.
  36.   A part or subdivision of a treatise or literary work; as, the tenth book of Paradise Lost.
  37.   physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; " he used a large book as a doorstop"
  38.   To enter in a book; engage beforehand.

Antonyms for book

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

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. 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
  2. “ I know you like a book – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  3. “ " You will not always be at your book she said, and turned her back. ” – John Knox and the Reformation by Andrew Lang
  4. “ I wish we had had the book here. ” – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  5. Do you know, girls, I believe I'll take along my Thought Book – Virginia of Elk Creek Valley by Mary Ellen Chase
  6. Said Carpenter: " Do you know what a book is? ” – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  7. My, what a book – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  8. He seems to be looking for something- a book perhaps. ” – Echoes of the War by J. M. Barrie
  9. “ An' there's more there than what's in the pocket- book – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison
  10. We must go through your renters' book – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  11. It is a good thing to take one whole book at a time. ” – Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study by Dwight Moody
  12. Sit still and look at the picture- book I gave you. ” – The Golden Scarecrow by Hugh Walpole
  13. Has that new book of Buel's come out yet? ” – One Day's Courtship The Heralds Of Fame by Robert Barr
  14. Lalage has not read my book – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  15. Thou wilt turn into a book next. ” – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  16. “ " 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
  17. “ " It is about my own book he answered. ” – Moonbeams From the Larger Lunacy by Stephen Leacock
  18. Everybody read his book – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials
  19. “ I found something in this book that you ought to see. ” – Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  20. 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

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