book

I
n.

1) to bring out, publish, put out; write a book

2) to ban; censor; copyright; dedicate, inscribe; edit; expurgate; pirate; proofread; review; revise; translate a book

3) to bind a book

4) to set a book in type

5) to charge, check a book (out of a library)

6) to renew a book (borrowed from a library)

7) a children's; comic; complaint book; cookbook (AE), cookery (BE) book; handbook; illustrated; library; phrase; picture; prayer; rare; ration; reference; ring (BE) book; schoolbook; telephone book; textbook

8) (colloq.) the Good Book ('the Bible')

9) a book appears, comes out, is published

10) a book goes out of print; is sold out

11) a book about, on (a book about computers)

12) (misc.) to make book ('to make or accept bets'); a closed book ('an obscure matter, person'); ('a completed event, condition'); an open book ('an accessible subject, person'); (slang) to throw the book at smb. ('to punish an accused person severely'); to go by the book ('to adhere strictly to regulations')

II

v. (esp. BE)

1) (C) she booked a seat for me; or: she booked me a seat

2) (D; intr. tr.) to book through to (can we book a ticket through to Berlin?)

* * *
[bʊk]
comes out
comic
complaint book
cookery (BE) book
edit
illustrated
is published
is sold out
or: she booked me a seat
pirate
proofread
pruning book
publish
ring (BE) book
schoolbook
telephone book
translate a book
write a book
an open book ('an accessible subject, person')
a closed book ('an obscure matter, person')
to go by the book ('to adhere strictly to regulations')
(slang) to throw the book at smb. ('to punish an accused person severely')
cookbook (AE)
on (a book about computers)
check a book (out of a library)
(esp. BE) (C) she booked a seat for me
['curved piece of metal, wood'] a crochet
a children's
a book about
a book appears
a book goes out of print
to ban
to bind a book
to bring out
to charge
to charge
to set a book in type
['misc. '] (slang) off the book ('relieved of responsibility')
(colloq.) the Good Book ('the Bible')
(misc.) to make book ('to make or accept bets')
to renew a book (borrowed from a library)
(D; intr. tr.) to book through to (can we book a ticket through to Berlin?)
['blow delivered with bent arm'] to deliver a book (he delivered a right book to his opponent's jaw)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
, / (of a written work),


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