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book

book

pronunciation:
bUk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
by the book, like a book
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: sheets of paper bound together between two covers. These pages can be blank or can have writing, printing, or pictures on them.
 
synonyms:
edition, volume
similar words:
album, booklet, diary, handbook, journal, notebook
definition 2: a work of literature, such as a novel or a volume of poetry.
similar words:
album, edition, literature, manuscript, novel, publication
phrase: by the book
phrase: like a book
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: booked, booking, books
definition: to arrange ahead of time, or to make an appointment for.
I booked a table at your favorite restaurant.
synonyms:
engage
similar words:
charter, reserve, schedule
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
some places for books