Dictionary and Thesaurus

  Definition of Book
  1. physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
  2. a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge; "he bought a book of stamps"
  3. a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah"
  4. a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
  5. the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
  6. the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
  7. 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"
  8. a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
  9. 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 record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"
  11. engage for a performance; "Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"
  12. record a charge in a police register; "The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
  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. register in a hotel booker
Similar Words: volume, Bible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, Word, Koran, Quran, al-Qur'an, record, record book, script, playscript, rule book, ledger, leger, account book, book of account, reserve, hold


Hyponyms: album, coffee-table book, folio, hardback, hardcover, journal, novel, order book, paperback book, paper-back book, paperback, softback book, softback, soft-cover book, soft-cover, picture book, sketchbook, sketch block, sketch pad, notebook, Genesis, Book of Genesis, Exodus, Book of Exodus, Leviticus, Book of Leviticus, Numbers, Book of Numbers, Deuteronomy, Book of Deuteronomy, Joshua, Josue, Book of Joshua, Judges, Book of Judges, Ruth, Book of Ruth, I Samuel, 1 Samuel, II Samuel, 2 Samuel, I Kings, 1 Kings, II Kings, 2 Kings, I Chronicles, 1 Chronicles, II Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Book of Ezra, Nehemiah, Book of Nehemiah, Esther, Book of Esther, Job, Book of Job, Psalms, Book of Psalms, Proverbs, Book of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Book of Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Song of Solomon, Canticle of Canticles, Canticles, Isaiah, Book of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Book of Jeremiah, Lamentations, Book of Lamentations, Ezekiel, Ezechiel, Book of Ezekiel, Daniel, Book of Daniel, Book of the Prophet Daniel, Hosea, Book of Hosea, Joel, Book of Joel, Amos, Book of Amos, Obadiah, Abdias, Book of Obadiah, Jonah, Book of Jonah, Micah, Micheas, Book of Micah, Nahum, Book of Nahum, Habakkuk, Habacuc, Book of Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Sophonias, Book of Zephaniah, Haggai, Aggeus, Book of Haggai, Zechariah, Zacharias, Book of Zachariah, Malachi, Malachias, Book of Malachi, Matthew, Gospel According to Matthew, Mark, Gospel According to Mark, Luke, Gospel of Luke, Gospel According to Luke, John, Gospel According to John, Acts of the Apostles, Acts, Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans, Epistle to the Romans, Romans, First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthia, First Epistle to the Corinthians, I Corinthians, Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthi, Second Epistle to the Corinthians, II Corinthians, Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians, Epistle to the Galatians, Galatians, Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians, Epistle to the Ephesians, Ephesians, Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philippians, Epistle to the Philippians, Philippians, Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians, Epistle to the Colossians, Colossians, First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalon, First Epistle to the Thessalonians, I Thessalonians, Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalo, Second Epistle to the Thessalonians, II Thessalonians, First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy, First Epistle to Timothy, I Timothy, Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy, Second Epistle to Timothy, II Timothy, Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Titus, Epistle to Titus, Titus, Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Philemon, Epistle to Philemon, Philemon, Epistle to the Hebrews, Hebrews, Epistle of James, James, First Epistle of Peter, I Peter, Second Epistle of Peter, II Peter, First Epistle of John, I John, Second Epistel of John, II John, Third Epistel of John, III John, Epistle of Jude, Jude, Revelation, Revelation of Saint John the Divine, Apocalypse, Book of Revelation, Additions to Esther, Prayer of Azariah and Song of the Three Children, Susanna, Book of Susanna, Bel and the Dragon, Baruch, Book of Baruch, Letter of Jeremiah, Epistle of Jeremiah, Tobit, Book of Tobit, Judith, Book of Judith, I Esdra, 1 Esdras, II Esdras, 2 Esdras, Ben Sira, Sirach, Ecclesiasticus, Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach, Wisdom of Solomon, Wisdom, I Maccabees, 1 Maccabees, II Maccabees, 2 Maccabees, authority, formulary, pharmacopeia, Utopia, trade book, trade edition, bestiary, catechism, tome, booklet, brochure, folder, leaflet, pamphlet, textbook, text, text edition, schoolbook, school text, workbook, copybook, appointment book, appointment calendar, catalog, catalogue, phrase book, playbook, prayer book, prayerbook, reference book, reference, reference work, book of facts, review copy, songbook, Das Kapital, Capital, yearbook, family Bible, Vulgate, Douay Bible, Douay Version, Douay-Rheims Bible, Douay-Rheims Version, Rheims-Douay Bible, Rheims-Douay Version, Authorized Version, King James Version, King James Bible, Revised Version, New English Bible, American Standard Version, American Revised Version, Revised Standard Version, logbook, won-lost record, card, scorecard, promptbook, prompt copy, continuity, dialogue, dialog, libretto, scenario, screenplay, shooting script, cost ledger, general ledger, subsidiary ledger, daybook, ticket, fine, keep open, hold open, keep, save


Grouped Verbs: reserve


Entailments: procure, secure


Part Meronyms: text, textual matter


Derivational Morphology: script, booker, booking agent, engagement, booking, reservation


Anagrams: kobo


Language Translations:
Afrikaans: boek   Albanian: libër  
Arabic: كتاب   Bosnian: knjiga  
Bulgarian: запазвам and книга   Catalan: llibre and reservar  
Croatian: bukirati and knjiga   Danish: bog and reservere  
Dutch: boek and boeken   Esperanto: libro and rezervi  
Estonian: raamat   Finnish: kirja and varata  
French: livre and réserver   German: Buch and buchen  
Greek: βιβλίο and κάνω   Hebrew: ספר  
Hindi: किताब   Hungarian: könyv  
Icelandic: bók   Indonesian: buku and pesan  
Interlingua: reservar   Irish: leabhar  
Italian: libro and prenotare   Japanese: and 予約  
Korean: 예약하다 and   Kurdish: pirtûk  
Latin: liber   Latvian: grāmata  
Lithuanian: knyga   Malayalam: പുസ്തകം  
Maltese: ktieb   Norwegian: bok and reservere  
Polish: książka and zarezerwować   Portuguese: livro and reservar  
Romanian: carte   Russian: забронировать and книга  
Slovak: kniha and rezervovať   Slovene: knjiga  
Spanish: libro and reservar   Swahili: kitabu  
Swedish: bok and boka   Tagalog: libro  
Tamil: நூல்   Telugu: పుస్తకం  
Turkish: kitap and reservasyon   Ukrainian: книжка  
Vietnamese: (cuốn and thuê   Welsh: llyfr  
Yiddish: בוך  
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