Book
Book Book, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Booked} (b[oo^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Booking}.] 1. To enter, write, or register in a book or list. [1913 Webster]

Let it be booked with the rest of this day's deeds. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To enter the name of (any one) in a book for the purpose of securing a passage, conveyance, or seat; to reserve[2]; also, to make an arrangement for a reservation; as, to be booked for Southampton; to book a seat in a theater; to book a reservation at a restaurant. [1913 Webster +PJC]

3. To mark out for; to destine or assign for; as, he is booked for the valedictory. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

Here I am booked for three days more in Paris. --Charles Reade. [1913 Webster]

4. to make an official record of a charge against (a suspect in a crime); -- performed by police. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
, / (of a written work),


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  • Book — (b[oo^]k), n. [OE. book, bok, AS. b[=o]c; akin to Goth. b[=o]ka a letter, in pl. book, writing, Icel. b[=o]k, Sw. bok, Dan. bog, OS. b[=o]k, D. boek, OHG. puoh, G. buch; and fr. AS. b[=o]c, b[=e]ce, beech; because the ancient Saxons and Germans… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • book — book·a·ble; book; book·er; book·ery; book·e·te·ria; book·ie; book·ish; book·lear; book·less; book·let; book·lore; book·man; book·mo·bile; ca·book; chap·book; guide·book; hand·book·ing; land·book; non·book; book·a·te·ria; book·ish·ly;… …   English syllables

  • book — [book] n. [ME bok < OE boc, pl. bec < PGmc * bokiz, beech, beechwood tablets carved with runes < IE * bhagos, beech > BEECH, Gr phagos, L fagus] 1. a) a number of sheets of paper, parchment, etc. with writing or printing on them,… …   English World dictionary

  • Book — ist der Name folgender Personen: Asher Book (* 1988), US amerikanischer Schauspieler, Sänger und Tänzer Nils Ole Book (* 1986), deutscher Fußballspieler Ronald V. Book (1937–1997), US amerikanischer Informatiker Rose Book (1907–1995),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • book — ► NOUN 1) a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers. 2) a main division of a literary work or of the Bible. 3) a bound set of blank sheets for writing in: an exercise book. 4) (books)… …   English terms dictionary

  • book — 1 n 1: a record of a business s financial transactions or financial condition often used in pl. the book s show a profit 2: police register 3: the bets registered by a bookmaker; also …   Law dictionary

  • book — [n1] published document album, atlas, bestseller, bible, booklet, brochure, codex, compendium, copy, dictionary, dissertation, edition, encyclopedia, essay, fiction, folio, handbook, hardcover, leaflet, lexicon, magazine, manual, monograph,… …   New thesaurus

  • Böök — ist der Name folgender Personen: Eero Böök (1910–1990), finnischer Schachmeister Fredrik Böök (1883–1961), schwedischer Literaturprofessor, Kritiker und Schriftsteller Siehe auch: Boek Diese Se …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Book — Un book est un faux anglicisme désignant un portfolio. Portail de la photographie Ce document provient de « Book ». Catégorie : Faux anglicisme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • book — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. TS fotogr., graf. cartella che raccoglie un gruppo di opere che esemplifichino lo stile dell autore ai possibili committenti Sinonimi: portfolio. 2. CO estens., cartella che raccoglie le fotografie di una… …   Dizionario italiano

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