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Definition of "book" []

  • A set of written, printed, or blank pages fastened along one side and encased between protective covers. (noun)
  • A printed or written literary work. (noun)
  • A main division of a larger printed or written work: a book of the Old Testament. (noun)
  • A volume in which financial or business transactions are recorded. (noun)
  • Financial or business records considered as a group: checked the expenditures on the books. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "book" in a sentence
  • "Invented quirky "compromise sales of your own book" tactic number three by recommending somebody else's book* entirely... this, to said group of American tourists after getting caught inhaling pages of"
  • "Thus in the example, "John tore the leaves of Sarah's book," the distinction between _book_ which represents only one object and _leaves_ which represent two or more objects of the same kind is called _Number_; the distinction of sex between _John_, a male, and _Sarah_, a female, and"
  • "No. At Nazareth, when he read his text in the book of Esaias, he _closed his book_, and discoursed to the people."