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book

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of book

  1. 1 a set of printed sheets of paper bound together between covers and forming a work of fiction or nonfiction <I bought another new book yesterday, and I can't wait to read it> Synonyms tome, volume Related Words hardback, hardcover, paper, paperback, paperbound, pocket book, pocket edition, softback, softcover, trade book, trade edition; folio, quarto; guidebook, handbook, how-to, manual; catalog (or catalogue), cyclopedia (also cyclopaedia), dictionary, encyclopedia; monograph, primer, text, textbook, tract, treatise; novel, novelette, pulp; album, almanac, anthology, casebook, chapbook, nonbook, omnibus, picture book

  2. 2 cap a book made up of the writings accepted by Christians as coming from God <offered to swear on the Book that everything had happened just as he said> Synonyms Book, Good Book, Holy Writ, ScriptureRelated Words Polyglot

  3. 3 a publication that appears at regular intervals <older people in these parts still tend to call a magazine a book> Synonyms journal, bulletin, diurnal, gazette, mag, magazine, newspaper, organ, paper, periodical, rag, review, serial, zineRelated Words annual, bimonthly, biweekly, daily, monthly, quarterly, semimonthly, semiweekly, triweekly, weekly, yearbook; digest, little magazine; fanzine; pictorial, slick; broadside, edition, extra, sheet, supplement, tab, tabloid; newsletter, newsmagazine, newsweekly

  4. 4 information not generally available to the public <what's the book on the new company president?> Synonyms dope, 411 [slang], inside, lowdown, poop [slang], scoop, skinny [slang], tipRelated Words dirt, dish, gossip, rumor, story; hint, pointer; information, intelligence, news, tidings, wordNear Antonyms ancient history, open secret




book

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of book

  1. 1 to arrange to have something (as a hotel room) held for one's future use <we booked a conference room for the meeting next week> Synonyms bespeak, reserveRelated Words earmark; contract, engage, hire, retain

  2. 2 slang  to leave a place often for another <I'm running late, so I've got to book> Synonyms bail, bail out, begone, go [slang], bugger off [British slang], bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear off [chiefly British], clear out, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go off, move, pack (up or off), part, peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), scarper [British], shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk outRelated Words set out, start, strike out; abscond, decamp, escape, evacuate, flee, fly, get out, mizzle [chiefly British], run away, scat, scram, skip; go out, light out, step out; abandon, desert, forsake, vacate; emigrate; adjourn, remove, retire, retreat, withdrawNear Antonyms abide, dwell, lodge, remain, settle, stay, tarry; approach, close, near; hit, land, reachAntonyms arrive, come, show up, turn up




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