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BOOKING

Pronunciation (US): Play

 Dictionary entry overview: What does booking mean? 

BOOKING (noun)
  The noun BOOKING has 2 senses:

1. employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time
2. the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)

  Familiarity information: BOOKING used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BOOKING (noun)


Sense 1booking [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

booking; engagement

Context example:

the play had bookings throughout the summer

Hypernyms ("booking" is a kind of...):

employment; work (the occupation for which you are paid)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "booking"):

gig (a booking for musicians)


Sense 2booking [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

booking; reservation

Context example:

wondered who had made the booking

Hypernyms ("booking" is a kind of...):

employment; engagement (the act of giving someone a job)


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