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book

book

 
pronunciation:
bUk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: sheets of paper that are put together between two covers. The sheets can be empty or have writing or pictures on them.
I like books about animals.
 
similar words:
album, handbook, journal
definition 2: (usually plural) a financial or business record.
He keeps the books for the company.
similar words:
account, log, record
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: booked, booking, books
definition: to arrange for something ahead of time so that it is saved for you.
I booked a table at your favorite restaurant.Did you book the airplane flights?
synonyms:
engage
similar words:
charter, reserve
Word Builder: book +
  • bookcase:
    a piece of furniture for storing books.
  • bookmark:
    a strip of paper or other material used to mark the place in a book.
  • bookshelf:
    a shelf on which you store books.
  • bookstore:
    a store that sells book.
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some categories of books
some descriptions of books
some kinds of book
some parts of a book
some people associated with a book
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