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Bible

Bi·ble

Bible

 
pronunciation:
baI bl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the principal sacred writings of Judaism, comprising the Old Testament, and of Christianity, comprising both the Old and New Testaments.
synonyms:
Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scriptures, The Book, Word
similar words:
Gospel, New Testament, Old Testament
definition 2: any collection of writings considered sacred to a religion other than Christianity or Judaism.
similar words:
book
definition 3: (l.c.) any book or text that is considered authoritative or official.
synonyms:
authority, guide, handbook, manual, scripture, vade mecum
similar words:
guidebook, primer, reference, text, textbook
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The word bible contains the following part:
bibl, bibli, biblio Greek root that means book