Meaning of BOOK in English

I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English bōc; akin to Old High German buoh ~, Gothic boka letter Date: before 12th century 1. a set of written sheets of skin or paper or tablets of wood or ivory, a set of written, printed, or blank sheets bound together into a volume, a long written or printed literary composition, a major division of a treatise or literary work, a record of a business's financial transactions or financial condition, magazine 4a, e-~ , bible 1, something that yields knowledge or understanding , 4. a. the total available knowledge and experience that can be brought to bear on a task or problem , inside information or analysis , the standards or authority relevant in a situation , 5. all the charges that can be made against an accused person , a position from which one must answer for certain acts ; account , 6. libretto , the script of a play, a ~ of arrangements for a musician or dance orchestra ; musical repertory, a packet of items bound together like a ~ , 8. ~maker , the bets registered by a ~maker, the number of tricks a cardplayer or side must win before any trick can have scoring value, ~ful noun II. adjective Date: 13th century derived from ~s and not from practical experience , shown by ~s of account , III. verb Date: 1807 transitive verb 1. to register (as a name) for some future activity or condition (as to engage transportation or reserve lodgings) , to schedule engagements for , to set aside time for, to reserve in advance , 2. to enter charges against in a police register, to note the name or number of (as a soccer player) for a serious infraction of the rules, intransitive verb to make a reservation , to register in a hotel, leave , go , ~able adjective, chiefly British ~er noun

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