- A collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc. If initially blank, commonly referred to as a notebook.
- A record of betting (from the use of a notebook to record what each person has bet).
- I'm running a on who is going to win the race.
- A convenient collection, in a form resembling a book, of small paper items for individual use.
- a of stamps
- a of raffle tickets
- A major division of a published work, larger than a chapter, commonly an academic publication or the Bible.
- The script of a musical.
- (usually, in plural) Records of the accounts of a business.
- A long document stored (as data) that is or will become a book; an e-book.
- (context, law) A colloquial reference to a book award, a recognition for receiving the highest grade in a class (traditionally an actual book, but recently more likely a letter or certificate acknowledging the achievement).
- (context, poker slang) four of a kind
- (transitive) To reserve (something) for future use
Etymology: From boc, bÅc < (Ger.) , probably related to bÅk- "beech" (perhaps originally used to make writing-tablets). Cognate with Dutch boek, German Buch, Swedish bok. Compare beech.
- I want to a hotel room for tomorrow night
- I can tickets for the concert next week
- (transitive) To penalise (someone) for an offence.
- The police booked him for driving too fast
- (context, intransitive, slang) To travel very fast.
- He was really booking, until he passed the speed trap.
- (transitive) To write down.
- They booked that message from the hill
- (context, transitive, law) To receive the highest grade in a class.
- The top three students had a bet on which one was going to their intellectual property class.
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