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Book meaning

book - 13 dictionary results

  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. 2. the sacred writings of the Christian religions; " he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
  3. 3. record a charge in a police register; " The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. A composition, written or printed; a treatise.
  6. 6. A volume or collection of sheets in which accounts are kept; a register of debts and credits, receipts and expenditures, etc.
  7. 7. Six tricks taken by one side, in the game of whist; in certain other games, two or more corresponding cards, forming a set.
  8. 8. To enter, write, or register in a book or list.
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. To mark out for; to destine or assign for; as, he is booked for the valedictory.
  11. 11. A part or subdivision of a treatise or literary work; as, the tenth book of Paradise Lost.
  12. 12. A bound assemblage of leaves; a volume; division of a literary work.
  13. 13. To register in a book.

book - examples of usage

  1. He turned, put down his book, and looked at her. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. And what's your book to be about? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. They never saw a book like this." - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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