HyperDic: book

English > 15 senses of the word book / Book:
NOUNcommunicationbooka written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
artifactbook, volumephysical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
communicationbook, record, record booka compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone
communicationbook, script, playscripta written version of a play or other dramatic composition
possessionbook, ledger, leger, account book, book of accounta record in which commercial accounts are recorded
groupbooka collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game
groupbook, rule booka collection of rules or prescribed standards / standards on the basis of which decisions are made
communicationBook, Koran, Quran, al-Qur'anthe sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
communicationBook, Bible, Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, Wordthe sacred writings of the Christian religions
communicationbooka major division of a long written composition
artifactbooka number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge
VERBcognitionbookengage for a performance
socialbook, reserve, holdarrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
socialbookrecord a charge in a police register
socialbookregister in a hotel booker
book / Book > pronunciation
Soundsbuh'k
Rhymesbrook ... yearbook: 43 rhymes with uhk...
English > book: 15 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together).
Example"I am reading a good book on economics"
InstancesDas Kapital, CapitalA book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories
ErewhonA satirical novel written by Samuel Butler (1872) describing a fictitious land
UtopiaA book written by Sir Thomas More (1516) describing the perfect society on an imaginary island
Partsrunning head, running headlineA heading printed at the top of every page (or every other page) of a book
signatureA sheet with several pages printed on it
Narrowerappointment book, appointment calendarA book containing a calendar and space to keep a record of appointments
authorityAn authoritative written work
bestiaryA medieval book (usually illustrated) with allegorical and amusing descriptions of real and fabled animals
booklet, brochure, folder, leaflet, pamphletA small book usually having a paper cover
catalog, catalogueA book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things
catechismAn elementary book summarizing the principles of a Christian religion
copybookA book containing models of good penmanship
curiosabooks on strange or unusual subjects (especially erotica)
formulary, pharmacopeia(pharmacology) a book containing a compilation of pharmaceutical products with their formulas / formulas and methods of preparation
phrase bookA book containing common expressions in a foreign language along with their translations
playbookA book containing the scripts of one or more dramatic plays
pop-up book, pop-upA book (usually for children) that contains one or more pages such that a three-dimensional structure rises up when a page is opened
prayer book, prayerbookA book containing prayers
reference book, reference, reference work, book of factsA book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
review copyA copy of a newly published book that is sent for review to a writer or periodical
songbookA book containing a collection of songs
storybookA book containing a collection of stories (usually for children)
textbook, text, text edition, schoolbook, school textA book prepared for use in schools or colleges
tomeA (usually) large and scholarly book
trade book, trade editionA book intended for general readership
workbookA student's book or booklet containing problems with spaces for solving them
yearbookA book published annually by the graduating class of a high school or college usually containing photographs of faculty and graduating students
BroaderpublicationA copy of a printed work offered for distribution
Spanishlibro
Catalanllibre, llibres
Nounsbookleta small book usually having a paper cover
English > book: 15 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningphysical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together.
Example"he used a large book as a doorstop"
Synonymvolume
Partsbinding, book binding, cover, backThe protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
fore edge, foredgeThe part of a book that faces inward when the book is shelved
spine, backboneThe part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved
NarroweralbumA book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes
coffee-table bookAn elaborate oversize book suitable for displaying on a coffee table
folioA book (or manuscript) consisting of large sheets of paper folded in the middle to make two leaves or four pages
hardback, hardcoverA book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers
journalA record book as a physical object
notebookA book with blank pages for recording notes or memoranda
novelA printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction
order bookA book in which customers' orders are entered
paperback book, paper-back book, paperback, softback book, softback, soft-cover book, soft-coverA book with paper covers
picture bookA book consisting chiefly of pictures
sketchbook, sketch block, sketch padA book containing sheets of paper on which sketches can be drawn
Broaderproduct, productionAn artifact that has been created by someone or some process
Spanishejemplar, libro, volumen
Catalanexemplar, llibre, volum
Nounsbookleta small book usually having a paper cover
English > book: 15 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone.
Example "his name is in all the record books"
Synonymsrecord, record book
Narrowercard, scorecard(golf) a record of scores (as in golf)
logbookA book in which the log is written
won-lost record(sports) a record of win versus losses
BroaderfactA statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened / happened
Spanishregistro, relación
Catalanregistre
English > book: 15 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance.
Synonymsscript, playscript
NarrowercontinuityA detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot
dialogue, dialogThe lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
librettoThe words of an opera or musical play
promptbook, prompt copyThe copy of the playscript used by the prompter
scenarioAn outline or synopsis of a play (or, by extension, of a literary work)
screenplayA script for a film including dialogue and descriptions of characters and sets
shooting scriptThe final detailed script for making a movie or TV program
Broaderdramatic composition, dramatic workA play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.
Spanishescenario, guion, guión, libreto, playscript, script, trama
Catalanguió, playscript
Nounsbookleta small book usually having a paper cover
English > book: 15 senses > noun 5, possession
MeaningA record in which commercial accounts are recorded.
Example"they got a subpoena to examine our books"
Synonymsledger, leger, account book, book of account
Membersaccounting, accounting system, method of accountingA bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business
Narrowercost ledgerledger showing the accumulated costs classified in various ways
daybook, journalA ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
general ledgerThe ledger that contains all of the financial accounts of a business
subsidiary ledgerDetails of an account supporting the amount stated in the general ledger
BroaderrecordA document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction
Spanishleger, libro mayor, libro
Catalanleger, llibre major, llibre mestre, llibre
English > book: 15 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningA collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game.
Categorycard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
English > book: 15 senses > noun 7, group
MeaningA collection of rules or prescribed standards / standards on the basis of which decisions are made.
Example"they run things by the book around here"
Synonymrule book
Partsrule, prescriptPrescribed guide for conduct or action
ruledirections that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
English > Book: 15 senses > noun 8, communication
MeaningThe sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina.
SynonymsKoran, Quran, al-Qur'an
Instance ofsacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious textwriting that is venerated for the worship of a deity
PartssuraOne of the sections (or chapters) in the Koran
SpanishAlcorán, corán, Corán, Koran, Quran
Catalanalcorà, Alcorà, corà
English > Book: 15 senses > noun 9, communication
MeaningThe sacred writings of the Christian religions.
SynonymsBible, Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, Word
Category ofGabriel(Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God
Noah's flood, Noachian deluge, Noah and the Flood, the Flood(Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah
covenant(Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
demythologize, demythologiseRemove the mythical element from (writings)
eisegesispersonal interpretation of a text (especially of the Bible) using your own ideas
exegesisAn explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)
InstancesAmerican Standard Version, American Revised VersionA revised version of the King James Version
Authorized Version, King James Version, King James BibleAn English translation of the Bible published in 1611
Douay Bible, Douay Version, Douay-Rheims Bible, Douay-Rheims Version, Rheims-Douay Bible, Rheims-Douay VersionAn English translation of the Vulgate by Roman Catholic scholars
New English BibleA modern English version / version of the Bible and Apocrypha
Revised Standard VersionA revision of the American Standard Version
Revised VersionA British revision of the Authorized Version
VulgateThe Latin edition of the Bible translated from Hebrew and Greek mainly by St. Jerome at the end of the 4th century
PartsNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation
Old TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
TestamentEither of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
textA passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
Narrowerfamily BibleA large Bible with pages to record marriages and births
Broadersacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious textwriting that is venerated for the worship of a deity
SpanishBiblia cristiana, biblia, Biblia, el buen libro, La Biblia, la palabra, las escrituras, las sagradas escrituras, Libro
Catalanbiblia, Biblia, bíblia, Bíblia, La Bíblia
English > book: 15 senses > noun 10, communication
MeaningA major division of a long written composition.
Example"the book of Isaiah"
InstancesActs of the Apostles, ActsA New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at Rome
Additions to EstherAn Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Esther
Amos, Book of AmosAn Old Testament book telling Amos's prophecies
Baruch, Book of BaruchAn Apocryphal book ascribed to Baruch
Bel and the DragonAn Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Daniel
Ben Sira, Sirach, Ecclesiasticus, Wisdom of Jesus the Son of SirachAn Apocryphal book mainly of maxims (resembling Proverbs in that respect)
Daniel, Book of Daniel, Book of the Prophet DanielAn Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic / apocalyptic visions / visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar
Deuteronomy, Book of DeuteronomyThe fifth book of the Old Testament
Ecclesiastes, Book of EcclesiastesAn Old Testament book consisting of reflections on the vanity of human life
Esther, Book of EstherAn Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
Exodus, Book of ExodusThe second book of the Old Testament
Ezekiel, Ezechiel, Book of EzekielAn Old Testament book containing Ezekiel's prophecies of the downfall of Jerusalem and Judah and their subsequent restoration
Ezra, Book of EzraAn Old Testament book telling of a rabbi's efforts in the 5th century BC to reconstitute Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity
Genesis, Book of GenesisThe first book of the Old Testament
Habakkuk, Habacuc, Book of HabakkukAn Old Testament book telling Habakkuk's prophecies
Haggai, Aggeus, Book of HaggaiAn Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Haggai which are concerned mainly with rebuilding the temples after the Babylonian Captivity
Hosea, Book of HoseaAn Old Testament book telling Hosea's prophecies
II Chronicles, 2 ChroniclesThe second of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC
II Esdras, 2 EsdrasAn Apocryphal book of angelic revelations
II Kings, 2 KingsThe second of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel
II Maccabees, 2 MaccabeesAn Apocryphal book describing the life of Judas Maccabaeus
II Samuel, 2 SamuelThe second of two books of the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David
I Chronicles, 1 ChroniclesThe first of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC
I Esdra, 1 EsdrasAn Apocryphal book consisting of a compilation from I Chronicles and II Chronicles and Ezra and Nehemiah
I Kings, 1 KingsThe first of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel
I Maccabees, 1 MaccabeesAn Apocryphal book describing the life of Judas Maccabaeus
I Samuel, 1 SamuelThe first of two books in the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David
Isaiah, Book of IsaiahAn Old Testament book consisting of Isaiah's prophecies
Jeremiah, Book of JeremiahA book in the Old Testament containing the oracles of the prophet Jeremiah
Job, Book of JobA book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply
Joel, Book of JoelAn Old Testament book telling Joel's prophecies
John, Gospel According to JohnThe last of the four Gospels in the New Testament
Jonah, Book of JonahA book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale
Joshua, Josue, Book of JoshuaA book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites / Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses
Judges, Book of JudgesA book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges
Judith, Book of JudithAn Apocryphal book telling how Judith saved her people
Lamentations, Book of LamentationsAn Old Testament book lamenting the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC
Letter of Jeremiah, Epistle of JeremiahAn Apocryphal book consisting of a letter ascribed to Jeremiah to the Jews in exile in Babylon warning them against idolatry
Leviticus, Book of LeviticusThe third book of the Old Testament
Luke, Gospel of Luke, Gospel According to LukeOne of the four Gospels in the New Testament
Malachi, Malachias, Book of MalachiAn Old Testament book containing the prophecies of Malachi
Mark, Gospel According to MarkThe shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
Matthew, Gospel According to MatthewOne of the Gospels in the New Testament
Micah, Micheas, Book of MicahAn Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Micah foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem
Nahum, Book of NahumAn Old Testament book telling Nahum's prophecy of the fall of Nineveh
Nehemiah, Book of NehemiahAn Old Testament book telling how a Jewish official at the court of Artaxerxes I in 444 BC became a leader in rebuilding Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity
Numbers, Book of NumbersThe fourth book of the Old Testament
Obadiah, Abdias, Book of ObadiahAn Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies
Prayer of Azariah and Song of the Three ChildrenAn Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Daniel
Proverbs, Book of ProverbsAn Old Testament book consisting of proverbs from various Israeli sages (including Solomon)
Psalms, Book of PsalmsAn Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 Psalms
Revelation, Revelation of Saint John the Divine, Apocalypse, Book of RevelationThe last book of the New Testament
Ruth, Book of RuthA book of the Old Testament that tells the story of Ruth who was not an Israelite but who married an Israelite and who stayed with her mother-in-law Naomi after her husband died
Song of Songs, Song of Solomon, Canticle of Canticles, CanticlesAn Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later
Susanna, Book of SusannaAn Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Daniel
Tobit, Book of TobitAn Apocryphal book that was a popular novel for several centuries
Wisdom of Solomon, WisdomAn Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation / meditation on wisdom / wisdom
Zechariah, Zacharias, Book of ZachariahAn Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zechariah which are concerned mainly with the renewal of Israel after the Babylonian Captivity
Zephaniah, Sophonias, Book of ZephaniahAn Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zephaniah which are concerned mainly with the approaching judgment by God upon the sinners of Judah
Part oftext, textual matterThe words of something written
NarrowerEpistleA book of the New Testament written in the form of a letter from an Apostle
Broadersection, subdivisionA self-contained part of a larger / larger composition / composition (written or musical)
Spanishlibro
Catalanllibre
English > book: 15 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningA number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge.
Example"he bought a book of stamps"
Broaderproduct, productionAn artifact that has been created by someone or some process
Spanishálbum, libro
English > book: 15 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningEngage for a performance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"
Broaderscheduleplan for an activity or event
Nounsbookersomeone who engages a person or company for performances
bookingemployment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time
English > book: 15 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningArrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family"
Synonymsreserve, hold
Entailsprocure, secureGet by special effort
Narrowerkeep open, hold open, keep, saveRetain rights to
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Similar toreserveObtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
Spanishpedir, reservar
Catalanreservar
Adjectivesbookablesubject to being reserved or booked
Nounsbookingthe act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)
English > book: 15 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningrecord a charge in a police register.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Example"The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
Narrowerticket, fineissue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
Broaderrecord, enter, put downmake a record of
English > book: 15 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningregister in a hotel booker.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderregisterrecord in writing
Spanishhacer una reserva
Adjectivesbookablesubject to being reserved or booked
Nounsbookingthe act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)

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