Book

Pronunciation of Book  

English Meaning

  1. A set of written, printed, or blank pages fastened along one side and encased between protective covers.
  2. A printed or written literary work.
  3. A main division of a larger printed or written work: a book of the Old Testament.
  4. A volume in which financial or business transactions are recorded.
  5. Financial or business records considered as a group: checked the expenditures on the books.
  6. A libretto.
  7. The script of a play.
  8. The Bible.
  9. The Koran.
  10. A set of prescribed standards or rules on which decisions are based: runs the company by the book.
  11. Something regarded as a source of knowledge or understanding.
  12. The total amount of experience, knowledge, understanding, and skill that can be used in solving a problem or performing a task: We used every trick in the book to finish the project on schedule.
  13. Informal Factual information, especially of a private nature: What's the book on him?
  14. A packet of like or similar items bound together: a book of matches.
  15. A record of bets placed on a race.
  16. Games The number of card tricks needed before any tricks can have scoring value, as the first six tricks taken by the declaring side in bridge.
  17. To list or register in or as if in a book.
  18. To record charges against (a person) on a police blotter.
  19. Sports To record the flagrant fouls of (a player) for possible disciplinary action, as in soccer.
  20. To arrange for (tickets or lodgings, for example) in advance; reserve.
  21. To hire or engage: The manager booked a magic show for Saturday night.
  22. To allocate time for.
  23. To make a reservation: Book early if you want good seats.
  24. Of or relating to knowledge learned from books rather than actual experience: has book smarts but not street smarts.
  25. Appearing in a company's financial records: book profits.
  26. bring to book To demand an explanation from; call to account.
  27. in (one's) book In one's opinion: In my book they both are wrong.
  28. like a book Thoroughly; completely: I know my child like a book.
  29. one for the books A noteworthy act or occurrence.
  30. throw the book at To make all possible charges against (a lawbreaker, for example).
  31. throw the book at To reprimand or punish severely.

   

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