[syn: booking, reservation]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Book \Book\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Booked (b[oo^]kt); p. pr. &
vb. n. Booking.]
1. To enter, write, or register in a book or list.
Let it be booked with the rest of this day's deeds.
2. To enter the name of (any one) in a book for the purpose
of securing a passage, conveyance, or seat; to reserve;
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.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
3. To mark out for; to destine or assign for; as, he is
booked for the valedictory. [Colloq.]
Here I am booked for three days more in Paris.
4. to make an official record of a charge against (a suspect
in a crime); -- performed by police.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: employment for performers or performing groups that lasts
for a limited period of time; "the play had bookings
throughout the summer" [syn: engagement, booking]
2: the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the
services of (a person or group); "wondered who had made the
booking" [syn: booking, reservation]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
41 Moby Thesaurus words for "booking":
appointment, bespeaking, borscht circuit, briefing, cataloging,
chronicling, circuit, date, employment, engagement, enlistment,
enrollment, entering, entry, hiring, impanelment, indexing,
inscribing, inscription, insertion, inventorying, listing, logging,
matriculation, playing engagement, posting, preengagement,
record keeping, recordation, recording, register, registration,
registry, reservation, retainment, run, stand, tabulation,
taking on, tour, vaudeville circuit