bible - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/ˈbaɪb(ə)l/
singularbible
pluralbibles
  1. 1

    the Bible

    the book that is considered holy by Christians, and consists of two parts called the Old Testament and the New Testament
    1. a.

      the Bible

      the book that is considered holy by Jews, that is also the Old Testament of the Christian Bible
    2. b.
      [countable] a copy of the Bible
  2. 2
    [countable] a book that is considered the most important one for a particular subject

    Our teacher told us that this textbook should be our bible.