1. noun
    a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"
  2. noun
    a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
  3. noun
    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 recordbooks"
  4. noun
    a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made; "they run things by the book around here"
  5. noun
    a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah"
  6. noun
    a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
  7. noun
    the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
  8. noun
    the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
  9. noun
    physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
  10. noun
    a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge; "he bought a book of stamps"
  11. verb
    register in a hotel booker
  12. verb
    engage for a performance; "Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"
  13. verb
    record a charge in a police register; "The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
  14. verb
    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"