a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge
"he bought a book of stamps"
a major division of a long written composition
"the book of Isaiah"
the sacred writings of the Christian religions
"he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
- christian bible - good book - holy scripture - holy writ - word of god
the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
- koran - quran - al qur'an
a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made
"they run things by the book around here"
- rule book
a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game
a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
"they got a subpoena to examine our books"
- account book - book of account
a written version of a play or other dramatic composition
used in preparing for a performance
a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone
"Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'"
"his name is in all the record books"
- record book
physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
"he used a large book as a doorstop"
a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
"I am reading a good book on economics"
register in a hotel booker
record a charge in a police register
"The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
"reserve me a seat on a flight"
"The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family"
"please hold a table at Maxim's"
engage for a performance
"Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"