Synonyms for book


1. book, publication
usage: a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
2. book, volume, product, production
usage: physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
3. record, record book, book, fact
usage: 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. script, book, playscript, dramatic composition, dramatic work
usage: 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, record
usage: a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"
6. book, collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
usage: a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game
7. book, rule book, collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
usage: 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
usage: 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, sacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious text
usage: the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
10. book, section, subdivision
usage: a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah"
11. book, product, production
usage: a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge; "he bought a book of stamps"


1. book, schedule
usage: engage for a performance; "Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"
2. reserve, hold, book, request, bespeak, call for, quest
usage: 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. book, record, enter, put down
usage: record a charge in a police register; "The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
4. book, register
usage: register in a hotel booker
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