Book in a sentence

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Definition of Book

  • A collection of sheets of paper, or similar material, blank, written, or printed, bound together; commonly, many folded and bound sheets containing continuous printing or writing.
  • A composition, written or printed; a treatise.
  • A part or subdivision of a treatise or literary work; as, the tenth book of “Paradise Lost.”
  • A volume or collection of sheets in which accounts are kept; a register of debts and credits, receipts and expenditures, etc.; -- often used in the plural; as, they got a subpoena to examine our books.
  • Six tricks taken by one side, in the game of bridge or whist, being the minimum number of tricks that must be taken before any additional tricks are counted as part of the score for that hand; in certain other games, two or more corresponding cards, forming a set.
  • a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; -- used in preparing for a performance.
  • a set of paper objects (tickets, stamps, matches, checks etc.) bound together by one edge, like a book; as, he bought a book of stamps.
  • a book or list, actual or hypothetical, containing records of the best performances in some endeavor; a recordbook; -- used in the phrase one for the book or one for the books.
  • the set of facts about an athlete's performance, such as typical performance or playing habits or methods, that are accumulated by potential opponents as an aid in deciding how best to compete against that athlete; as, the book on Ted Williams suggests pitching to him low and outside.
  • same as book value.
  • the list of current buy and sell orders maintained by a stock market specialist.
  • the purchase orders still outstanding and unfilled on a company's ledger; as, book to bill ratio.
  • To enter, write, or register in a book or list.
  • To enter the name of (any one) in a book for the purpose of securing a passage, conveyance, or seat; to reserve{2}; also, to make an arrangement for a reservation; as, to be booked for Southampton; to book a seat in a theater; to book a reservation at a restaurant.
  • To mark out for; to destine or assign for; as, he is booked for the valedictory.
  • to make an official record of a charge against (a suspect in a crime); -- performed by police.
  • physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
  • a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge
  • a major division of a long written composition
  • a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
  • the sacred writings of the Christian religions
  • the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
  • a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone
  • a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
  • a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made
  • a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game
  • a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
  • engage for a performance
  • record a charge in a police register
  • arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
  • register in a hotel booker

How to use book in a sentence. Book pronunciation.

By Gilbert Parker BOOK II.
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After five years I left, with a bald head at twenty-nine, and a little book of noble thoughts-Tips for the Tired, or Things you can say To-day on what you can do to-morrow.
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David read him as an open book, and saw the madness come upon him.
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Seeing David's mood, he had not spoken twice on this journey, but had made notes in a little "Book of Experience,"-as once he had done in Mexico.
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It seems clear that the publication and distribution of these books was a feature in the activities of the Societies for Reformation of Manners.
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The anonymous 'Account of the Progress of the Reformation of Manners' (13th ed., 1705) boasted that the Societies had enlarged their design by causing books to be written which aimed at "laying open to the World the outragious Disorders and execrable Impieties of our most Scandalous Play-Houses, with the fatal Effects of them to the Nation in general, and the manifest Sin and Danger of particular Persons frequenting of them" (p. 2).
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Defoe's 'Review' (III, no. 93, for August 3, 1706) pointed out that thousands of Collier's books had been distributed at the church doors by the Societies for Reformation of Manners and the founders of the Charity Schools.
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Miss Ella M. Hymans, Curator of Rare Books, General Library, University of Michigan.
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If there is any life that is happier than the life we led on our timber ranch for the next two or three weeks, it must be a sort of life which I have not read of in books or experienced in person.
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Then we named the mine "Monarch of the Mountains" (modesty of nomenclature is not a prominent feature in the mines), and Mr. Ballou wrote out and stuck up the following "notice," preserving a copy to be entered upon the books in the mining recorder's office in the town.
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Wishing to be sure of privacy in a conversation with her husband, Emmeline summoned him from his book to the bedroom.
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During the last twenty years of his life, he was generally regarded as the world's greatest living author; his books enjoyed an enormous circulation, and he probably influenced more individuals by his pen than any other man of his time.
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This largeness of character partly accounts for the impression of Vastness that their books produce on Occidental eyes.
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I do not refer at all to the length of the book-for a book may be very long, and yet produce an impression of pettiness, like many English novels.
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It is something to be able to read French; but if one has learned to speak French, the reading of a French book becomes infinitely more vivid.
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His knowledge of foreign languages makes his books appeal to foreign readers.
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When he introduces German, French, English, and Italian characters into his books, he not only understands these people, he can think in their languages, and thus reproduce faithfully their characteristics not merely by observation but by sympathetic intuition.
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Now if an Englishman writes a successful book, thousands of Russians, Germans, and others will read it in English; the necessity of translation is not nearly so great.
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It is, indeed, the title of two Russian books.
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In 1903, a newspaper in Russia sent out thousands of blanks to high school boys and girls all over the country, to discover what books constituted their favourite reading.
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Examples of Book

Example #1
V. THE WIDER WAY VI.
Example #2
THOU NEVER BILLED A MANY" VII.
Example #3
I lost my hair worrying, but I learned to be patient.
Example #4
We had good hands, but it had the joker.
Example #5
The light of a fateful fanaticism was in his eyes.
Example #6
A Muslim would win heaven by sending a Christian to hell.