What does booking mean?

Definitions for booking
ˈbʊk ɪŋbook·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. engagement, bookingnoun

    employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time

    "the play had bookings throughout the summer"

  2. booking, reservationnoun

    the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)

    "wondered who had made the booking"


  1. bookingnoun

    The act or process of writing something down in (a) book(s), e.g. in accounting

  2. bookingnoun

    A reservation for a service, such as accommodation in an hotel.

  3. bookingnoun

    The engagement of a performer for a particular performance.

  4. bookingnoun

    The issuing of a caution which is usually written down in a book, and results in a yellow card or (after two bookings) a red card, that is to say, the player is sent from the field of play.

  5. bookingnoun

    The process of photographing, fingerprinting and recording identifying data of a suspect following arrest.

  6. Etymology: From the verb to book, from the noun book


  1. booking

    Booking refers to the process of reserving a product, service, space or time, typically for travel, accommodation, or events. It formalizes the arrangement and often requires payment or deposit made in advance. It can also refer to an agreement or scheduled arrangement made between two parties.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Booking

    of Book


  1. Booking

    Booking is a monthly manhwa anthology published by the South Korean Haksanpub.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. booking

    A reprimand.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'booking' in Nouns Frequency: #2394

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of booking in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of booking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of booking in a Sentence

  1. Seth Borko:

    They have an edge in that booking flights is, for most people, a low frequency purchase but most other products on Amazon are purchased with higher frequency, so Amazon can sell discounted flights but then earn back a part of that promotion from customers that shop for other Amazon products and from their Prime membership fees.

  2. Arnaud Scarpaci:

    These job figures are highlighting the widening gap between U.S. and European monetary policies. People are booking profits on U.S. stocks and rushing into Europe where quantitative easing is just starting, after such a rally, we're ripe for a pull-back in Europe, but the investment inflows are so strong that the dips remain shallow.

  3. Pat Sajak:

    Who is booking my trip to Vegas?

  4. Marc Woodward:

    There's a competitive race to be the established consumer brand for appointment booking, but you're going to need this omniscient understanding of availability.

  5. Jeff Woodburn:

    This afternoon, I learned that a warrant had been issued for my arrest. I voluntarily responded to the police station, cooperated with law enforcement during the booking process, and was released, i intend to fully address and defend against these charges in court.

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