pre·​book ˌprē-ˈbu̇k How to pronounce prebook (audio)
variants or pre-book
prebooked or pre-booked; prebooking or pre-booking

transitive verb

: to book (something) in advance
prebooked their hotel room

Examples of prebook in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Visitors will need to pay about $18 to prebook the tour, plus an entry fee of up to $33 to enter the abbey itself. Victoria Bisset, Washington Post, 24 Mar. 2023 To celebrate its initial launch, Arcana is inviting guests to prebook now for stays starting in August 2021, pending Ontario's COVID-19 restrictions. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 7 June 2021 Travelers can now prebook a stay in a pair of reflective cabins located in the secluded wilderness about two hours north of Toronto. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 7 June 2021 All ticket sales are contactless, and attendees must prebook a time and date using the park’s online reservation system. Missy Wilkinson,, 23 Nov. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prebook was in 1855

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Cite this Entry

“Prebook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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