Associations to the word «Book»


BOOK, noun. A collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc.
BOOK, noun. A long work fit for publication, typically prose, such as a novel or textbook, and typically published as such a bound collection of sheets.
BOOK, noun. A major division of a long work.
BOOK, noun. A record of betting (from the use of a notebook to record what each person has bet).
BOOK, noun. A convenient collection, in a form resembling a book, of small paper items for individual use.
BOOK, noun. The script of a musical.
BOOK, noun. (usually in the plural) Records of the accounts of a business.
BOOK, noun. A long document stored (as data) that is or will become a book; an e-book.
BOOK, noun. (legal) A colloquial reference to a book award, a recognition for receiving the highest grade in a class (traditionally an actual book, but recently more likely a letter or certificate acknowledging the achievement).
BOOK, noun. (whist) Six tricks taken by one side.
BOOK, noun. (poker slang) four of a kind
BOOK, noun. (sports) A document, held by the referee, of the incidents happened in the game.
BOOK, noun. (sports) (by extension) A list of all players who have been booked (received a warning) in a game.
BOOK, verb. (transitive) To reserve (something) for future use.
BOOK, verb. (transitive) To write down, to register or record in a book or as in a book.
BOOK, verb. (law enforcement) (transitive) To record the name and other details of a suspected offender and the offence for later judicial action.
BOOK, verb. (sports) To issue with a caution, usually a yellow card, or a red card if a yellow card has already been issued.
BOOK, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To travel very fast.
BOOK, verb. To record bets as bookmaker.
BOOK, verb. (transitive) (law student slang) To receive the highest grade in a class.
BOOK, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To leave.
BOOK, verb. (UK dialectal) (Northern England) simple past tense of bake
BOOK ACCOUNT, noun. Another term for current account.
BOOK AGENT, noun. A person who who represents an author to prospective publishers
BOOK AWARD, noun. In law school, an award or recognition for receiving the highest grade in a class (traditionally an actual book, but recently more likely a letter or certificate acknowledging the achievement).
BOOK AWARDS, noun. Plural of book award
BOOK BURNING, noun. The destruction, removal, or recalling of books, motion pictures, electronic games, the taking of television programs off the air, or the shutting down of Web sites as a form of censorship, especially motivated by religious or political objections to the material.
BOOK BURNINGS, noun. Plural of book burning
BOOK CLUB, noun. A group of people who meet to discuss the books they have been reading.
BOOK CLUB, noun. A commercial organization offering subscribers a selection of books from a catalogue.
BOOK CLUBS, noun. Plural of book club
BOOK DEAL, noun. An agreement between a publisher and an author, by which the author agrees to write a certain number of books to be published by the publisher.
BOOK DEAL, noun. An agreement between a publisher and one or more individuals to permit the publisher to publish a book, typically written by a different author, about events in the life of the individuals.
BOOK DEALS, noun. Plural of book deal
BOOK DROP, noun. A drop safe that accepts books returned to a library.
BOOK DROPS, noun. Plural of book drop
BOOK DUMPING, noun. (idiomatic) The practice of donating old used books that burden rather than assist communities.
BOOK DUMPING, noun. (literal) The discarding of quantities of books.
BOOK ENTRIES, noun. Plural of book entry
BOOK ENTRY, noun. A bond or similar security for which no certificate is issued, but ownership is recorded on computer.
BOOK FAIR, noun. A public event at which books are sold, often featuring appearances by authors.
BOOK FAIRS, noun. Plural of book fair
BOOK HAND, noun. Any of several stylized handwriting scripts used during medieval times. It was intended for legibility and often used in transcribing official documents (prior to the development of printing and similar technologies.)
BOOK HANDS, noun. Plural of book hand
BOOK IN, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) to check in (to a hotel)
BOOK IN, verb. (transitive) to reserve an appointment
BOOK IT, verb. (slang) To take off quickly; to leave in a hurry.
BOOK KEEPING, noun. Maintaining the accounts, by written record in the books, or by electronic data entries.
BOOK LEARNING, noun. Alternative form of book-learning
BOOK LORE, noun. Alternative form of booklore
BOOK LUNG, noun. (arachnology) A lamellate respiratory organ found in arachnids.
BOOK LUNGS, noun. Plural of book lung
BOOK MUSLIN, noun. A kind of muslin used for the covers of books.
BOOK MUSLIN, noun. A kind of thin white muslin for ladies' dresses.
BOOK MUSLINS, noun. Plural of book muslin
BOOK OF ACTS, proper noun. Alternative term for Acts of the Apostles
BOOK OF BUSINESS, noun. (US) (legal) A lawyer's collection of clients.
BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, proper noun. The book containing the liturgy of the Church of England; compiled by Thomas Cranmer in 1549 following the Act of Uniformity.
BOOK OF CONDOLENCE, noun. A book, containing blank leaves, in which people may sign their name and write a short message as a symbol of sympathy; often in response to a high profile death or series of deaths
BOOK OF HOURS, noun. An illuminated Christian devotional book, popular in the Middle Ages.
BOOK OF MORMON, proper noun. (Mormonism) A sacred text of the Latter-Day Saints movement, published in 1830 by Joseph Smith, Jr.
BOOK OF SHADOWS, noun. A personal (usually handmade) magical diary carried by a Wiccan.
BOOK OF SHADOWS, noun. (uncommon) Alternative letter-case form of Book of Shadows
BOOK OF THE DEAD, proper noun. The ancient Egyptian funerary text.
BOOK SCORPION, noun. Alternative form of book-scorpion
BOOK SCORPIONS, noun. Plural of book scorpion
BOOK SHOP, noun. Alternative spelling of bookshop
BOOK SHOPS, noun. Plural of book shop
BOOK SIGNING, noun. An event where an author signs copies of her/his books for fans.
BOOK SIGNINGS, noun. Plural of book signing
BOOK SMART, adjective. Having knowledge obtained by reading and studying, rather than by practical experience.
BOOK STORE, noun. Alternative spelling of bookstore
BOOK UP, verb. (transitive) To reserve or book all of something, for example by purchasing all the tickets.
BOOK VALUE, noun. The value of an asset as reflected on an entity's accounting books, without accounting for appreciation or depreciation.
BOOK VALUE, noun. The price for which an item or service should be bought or sold, usually as related in a printed collection of prices for similar items or services.
BOOK VALUES, noun. Plural of book value
BOOK WORM, noun. (rare) (perhaps archaic) Alternative form of bookworm
BOOK WORMS, noun. Plural of book worm

Dictionary definition

BOOK, noun. A written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics".
BOOK, noun. Physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop".
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".
BOOK, noun. A written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance.
BOOK, noun. A record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books".
BOOK, noun. A collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game.
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".
BOOK, noun. The sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina.
BOOK, noun. The sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen".
BOOK, noun. A major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah".
BOOK, noun. A number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge; "he bought a book of stamps".
BOOK, verb. Engage for a performance; "Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo".
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".
BOOK, verb. Record a charge in a police register; "The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man".
BOOK, verb. Register in a hotel booker.

Wise words

The words printed here are concepts. You must go through the experiences.
Saint Augustine