Synonyms of book in English:

book


See definition of book

noun

1‘he published his first book in 1610’

SYNONYMS

volume, tome, work, printed work, publication, title, opus, treatise

novel, storybook

manual, handbook, guide, companion, reference book

paperback, hardback, softback

historical yellowback

2‘he scribbled a few notes in his book’

SYNONYMS

notepad, notebook, pad, memo pad, exercise book, binder

ledger, record book, log, logbook, chronicle, journal, diary, daybook

British jotter, pocketbook

North American scratch pad

cahier

3books‘the council had to balance its books’

SYNONYMS

accounts, records, archives

account book, record book, ledger, log, balance sheet, financial statement


verb

1‘Steven booked a table at their favourite restaurant’

SYNONYMS

reserve, make a reservation for, arrange in advance, prearrange, arrange for, order

charter, hire

informal bag

dated engage, bespeak

2‘we booked a number of events in the Wellington Festival’

SYNONYMS

arrange, programme, schedule, timetable, line up, secure, fix up, lay on

North American slate


Phrases

    by the book

      ‘he does all his police work by the book’

      SYNONYMS

      according to the rules, in accordance with the rules, within the law, abiding by the law, lawfully, legally, legitimately, licitly

      honestly, fairly, openly

      informal

      on the level, on the up and up, fair and square

    book in

      ‘he booked in at the St Francis Hotel’

      SYNONYMS

      register, check in, enrol, log one's arrival, record one's arrival