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.

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