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book 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/bo͝ok/,
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books, plural;
  1. Reserve (accommodations, a place, etc.); buy (a ticket) in advance
    • - I have booked a table at the Swan
    • - book early to avoid disappointment
  2. Reserve accommodations for (someone)
    • - his secretary had booked him into the Howard Hotel
    • - book me a single room at my usual hotel
  3. Engage (a performer or guest) for an occasion or event

  4. Have all appointments or places reserved; be full
    • - I'm booked till, like, 2011
  5. Make an official record of the name and other personal details of (a criminal suspect or offender)
    • - the cop booked me and took me down to the station
Noun
  1. A written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers
    • - a book of selected poems
    • - a book on cats
    • - a book report
  2. A literary composition that is published or intended for publication as such a work
    • - the book is set in the 1940s
    • - I'm writing a book
  3. Used to refer to studying
    • - he is so deep in his books he would forget to eat
  4. A main division of a classic literary work, an epic, or the Bible
    • - the Book of Genesis
  5. The libretto of an opera or musical, or the script of a play

  6. The local telephone directory
    • - is your name in the book?
  7. The Bible

  8. A magazine

  9. An imaginary record or list (often used to emphasize the thoroughness or comprehensiveness of someone's actions or experiences)
    • - she felt every emotion in the book of love
  10. A bound set of blank sheets for writing or keeping records in
    • - an accounts book
  11. A set of records or accounts
    • - he can do more than balance the books
  12. A bookmaker's record of bets accepted and money paid out

  13. A set of tickets, stamps, matches, checks, samples of cloth, etc., bound together
    • - a pattern book
    • - a book of matches
  14. The first six tricks taken by the declarer in a hand of bridge


  1. a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
  2. engage for a performance; "Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"
  3. physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
  4. reserve: 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"
  5. record a charge in a police register; "The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
  6. record: 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"
  7. A book is a set or collection of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of paper, parchment, or other various material, usually fastened together to hinge at one side. A single sheet within a book is called a leaf, and each side of a leaf is called a page. ...
  8. Whoopi Goldberg (born Caryn Elaine Johnson; November 13, 1955) is an American comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, and talk show host.
  9. Excalibur is a Marvel Comics superhero group, an off-shoot of the X-Men, usually based in the United Kingdom. Conceived by writer Chris Claremont and artist/co-writer Alan Davis, the original Excalibur first appeared in Excalibur: The Sword is Drawn (1987), also known as Excalibur Special Edition.
  10. Bibliomancy is the use of books in divination. The method of employing sacred books (especially specific words and verses) for 'magical medicine', for removing negative entities, or for divination is widespread in many religions of the world: According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word ...
  11. Book design is the art of incorporating the content, , format, design, and sequence of the various components of a book into a coherent whole.
  12. Derrial Book (often called Shepherd Book) is a fictional character played by Ron Glass in the science-fiction/Western television series Firefly and its sequel movie, Serenity. ...
  13. A collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc. ...
  14. (books) (accounting) Accounting records
  15. (BOOK/S) Comic book/s. Often used in casual conversation.
  16. (Book/s) In accounting is used to refers to the ledgers or journals (for example: general journal). Used a verb it means to the recording of an entry (e.g to book the sale).
  17. (Books) Pleasant pursuits, honor and riches to dream of studying them. For an author to dream of his works going to press, is a dream of caution; he will have much trouble in placing them before the public. ...
  18. (Books) Administratively controlled account ledger which lists each prisoner's financial account balance of monies earned or sent to the inmate.
  19. Children's Books|Cook Books|Craft & Hobbies|Do It Yourself Books|Essential Reference|Gardening Books|Health & Exercises|Non Fiction Reading|Outdoor & Nature|Special Interests|Travel
  20. (BOOKS) A book or books in a dream signifies happiness for the future. To dream you are reading a book indicates the loss of a valued friend, but if it is a mystery novel this shows that friends will be there to console you when needed. Reading a book with a religious theme denotes satisfaction. ...
  21. (BOOKS) Cards to play with. To plant the books; to place the cards in the pack in an unfair manner.
  22. (BOOKS) Publications from our church
  23. (BOOKS) The essence of important and current books written on a topic, with Questions for Reflection and Implications sections.
  24. (BOOKS) The off-grid community and the battle to live their way.
  25. (Books (5610)) Charges for books purchased for departmental use that do not meet the criteria to be charged to object code 7810.