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Noun book has 10 senses
  1. book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
    --1 is a kind of
    publication
    --1 has parts: signature; running head, running headline
    --1 has particulars:
     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
  2. book, volume - physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
    --2 is a kind of product, production
    --2 has parts: binding, book binding, cover, back
    --2 has particulars:
     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
  3. ledger, leger, account book, book of account, book - a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"
    --3 is a kind of record
    --3 has members: accounting, accounting system, method of accounting
    --3 has particulars:
     cost ledger; general ledger; subsidiary ledger; daybook, journal
  4. book - a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge; "he bought a book of stamps"
    --4 is a kind of
    product, production
  5. 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 recordbooks"
    --5 is a kind of fact
    --5 has particulars: logbook; won-lost record; card, scorecard
  6. book - a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah"
    --6 is a kind of
    section, subdivision
    --6 is a part of text, textual matter
    --6 has particulars:
     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 Corinthians, First Epistle to the Corinthians, I Corinthians; Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians, 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 Thessalonians, First Epistle to the Thessalonians, I Thessalonians; Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians, 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
  7. script, book, playscript - a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
    --7 is a kind of dramatic composition, dramatic work
    --7 has particulars:
     promptbook, prompt copy; continuity; dialogue, dialog; libretto; scenario; screenplay; shooting script
  8. 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 is a kind of collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
    --8 has parts: rule, prescript; rule
  9. 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 is a kind of sacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious text
    --9 has parts: sura
  10. 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 is a kind of sacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious text
    --10 has parts: Old Testament; Testament; New Testament; text
    --10 has particulars:
     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
Verb book has 4 senses
  1. book - record a charge in a police register; "The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
    --1 is one way to
    record, enter, put down
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  2. 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"
    --2 is one way to request, bespeak, call for, quest
    Derived form: noun booking2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. book - engage for a performance; "Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"
    --3 is one way to
    schedule
    Derived forms: noun booker1, noun booking1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. book - register in a hotel booker
    --4 is one way to
    register
    Derived form: noun booking2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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