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Overview of noun book

The noun book has 11 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (46) book

(a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics")

2. (10) book, volume

(physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop")

3. (2) record, record book, book

(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")

4. (1) script, book, playscript

(a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance)

5. ledger, leger, account book, book of account, book

(a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books")

6. book

(a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game)

7. book, rule book

(a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made; "they run things by the book around here")

8. Koran, Quran, al-Qur'an, Book

(the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina)

9. Bible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, Word

(the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen")

10. book

(a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah")

11. book

(a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge; "he bought a book of stamps")


Overview of verb book

The verb book has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (3) book

(engage for a performance; "Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo")

2. (1) reserve, hold, book

(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")

3. (1) book

(record a charge in a police register; "The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man")

4. book

(register in a hotel booker)

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