a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
"I am reading a good book on economics"
physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
"he used a large book as a doorstop"
record, record book, book(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"
disc, phonograph record, platter, account book, rule book, record, disk, phonograph recording, ledger, al-Qur'an, criminal record, book of account, track record, volume, script, playscript, record book, leger
script, book, playscript(noun)
a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
ledger, leger, account book, book of account, book(noun)
a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
"they got a subpoena to examine our books"
a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game
book, rule book(noun)
a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made
"they run things by the book around here"
Koran, Quran, al-Qur'an, Book(noun)
the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
Bible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, Word(noun)
the sacred writings of the Christian religions
"he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
password, account book, parole, rule book, record, ledger, news, tidings, countersign, watchword, discussion, book of account, sacred scripture, give-and-take, intelligence, volume, leger, script, word of honor, playscript, record book, al-Qur'an
a major division of a long written composition
"the book of Isaiah"
a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge
"he bought a book of stamps"
engage for a performance
"Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"
reserve, hold, book(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"
accommodate, retain, earmark, moderate, view as, support, apply, hold back, defend, take hold, allow, deem, hold up, arrest, take, have, concord, check, make, take for, go for, throw, defy, control, harbor, halt, keep, obligate, carry, give, adjudge, entertain, nurse, oblige, curb, hold, set aside, bind, confine, have got, restrain, withstand, agree, hold in, appropriate, contain, harbour, maintain, guard, concur, keep back, sustain, prevail, reserve, admit, obtain, declare, bear
record a charge in a police register
"The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
register in a hotel booker
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
bibliography, bibliolater, bibliomania, bibliophobia, format, facture, biblioclast, bibliognost, stichometry, cahier, imprimatur, ex libris, edition, collation, elzevir, bibliophilism, library, collaboration
How to use book in a sentence?
I would say the opportunists who are using my name or my family name to advance themselves, from comedians to journalists to performers, book writers, does it hurt ?
It is deeply disturbing to see a group of students engaged in this kind of conduct, this symbolic gesture aimed not just to reject or refute ideas but to obliterate the very paper on which they were written... It behooves the university to educate its students about why book burning is so inimical to open discourse and free expression.
I get a thick book full of death, destruction, strife and chaos. That's what I take with my morning tea.
We had to press for details about the new film, but he wasn’t giving up much. Its based on a book, I can tell you that.
Literature is not exhaustible, for the sufficient and simple reason that a single book is not. A book is not an isolated entity: it is a narration, an axis of innumerable narrations. One literature differs from another, either before or after it, not so much because of the text as for the manner in which it is read.
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