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(noun) 
Definition
a written work or composition, such as a novel
a book about witches
Synonyms
,
title
a publisher with 50 new titles a year
, ,
volume
a slim volume of English poetry
,
publication
expensively produced glossy publications
, , ,
paperback
,
textbook
, ,
hardback
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tome
a hefty legal tome
,
treatise
a lengthy treatise on prison reform
,
e-book or ebook
,
blook
(noun) 
Definition
a number of sheets of paper bound together
I had several names in my little black book that I called regularly.
Synonyms
notebook
He brought out a notebook and pen from his pocket.
,
album
She showed me her photo album.
,
journal
On the plane he wrote in his journal.
, ,
pad
Have a pad and pencil ready.
,
record book
,
Filofax (trademark)
,
notepad
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exercise book
, ,
memorandum book
,
e-book or ebook
,
blook
(plural noun) 
He usually left the books to his managers and accountants.
Synonyms
accounts
,
records
, , ,
financial statement
(verb) 
Definition
to reserve (a place, passage, etc.) or engage the services of (someone) in advance
She booked herself a flight home last night.
Synonyms
reserve
I'll reserve a table for five.
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schedule
No new talks are scheduled.
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engage
I managed to engage a room for the night.
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line up
, , ,
arrange for
, ,
make reservations
,
e-book or ebook
(verb) 
They took him to the police station and booked him for assault.
Synonyms

phrasal verb

See book in

idiom

See in my book

related words

related mania bibliomania
related enthusiast bibliophile
related phobia bibiliophobia

subject word lists

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Quotations

A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life [John MiltonAreopagitica]
All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time [John RuskinSesame and Lilies]There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written [Oscar WildeThe Picture of Dorian Gray]Style and Structure are the essence of a book; great ideas are hogwash [Vladimir Nabokov]All books are either dreams or swords,
You can cut, or you can drug, with words
[Amy LowellSword Blades and Poppy Seeds]
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested [Francis BaconEssays]The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries [René DescartesDiscourse on Method]All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened [Ernest Hemingway]Books succeed,
And lives fail
[Elizabeth Barrett BrowningAurora Leigh]
Books are where things are explained to you; life is where things aren't [Julian BarnesFlaubert's Parrot]Even bad books are books and therefore sacred [Günter GrassThe Tin Drum]I never read a book before reviewing it; it prejudices a man so [Revd Sidney Smith]A room without books is as a body without a soul [John Lubbock]When I am dead, I hope it may be said:
`His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.'
[Hilaire BellocOn His Books]
No furniture so charming as books [Revd Sidney Smith]Books will speak plain when counsellors blanch [Francis BaconEssays]Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh [Bible: Ecclesiastes]

Additional synonyms

in the sense of album
Definition
a book with blank pages, for keeping photographs or stamps in
She showed me her photo album.
Synonyms
scrapbook
in the sense of engage
I managed to engage a room for the night.
Synonyms
in the sense of jotter
Definition
a small notebook
Synonyms
pad,
Filofax,
notepad

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