Book and Record


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Book noun – A compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone.
Usage example: his name is in all the record books

Record is a synonym for book in thing topic. In some cases you can use "Record" instead the word "Book" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like account. popular alternative
Nearby Words: booked, bookish, booklet, booking, bookie
Synonyms for Book


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Record verb – To put (someone or something) on a list.
Usage example: he was recorded as having been a passenger on that ill-fated ship, but his body was never recovered

Book is a synonym for record in write down topic. You can use "Book" instead the word "Record" as a noun or a verb. popular alternative
Nearby Words: recorded, recording, recorder, recordist, recordable
Synonyms for Record

How words are described

old old book old record
full full book full record
best best book best record
long long book long record
Other adjectives: current, original, single, heavy, actual, entire, large, excellent, new, final, official, next, last, latest, previous, favorite.

Common collocations

events book events record events

Both words in one sentence

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