Definitions for reserve

Definitions for (noun) reserve

Main entry: taciturnity, reserve, reticence

Definition: the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary

Main entry: reserve, modesty

Definition: formality and propriety of manner

Main entry: military reserve, reserve

Definition: armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency

Main entry: reservation, reserve

Definition: a district that is reserved for particular purpose

Main entry: substitute, reserve, second-stringer

Definition: an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced

Main entry: reserve, backlog, stockpile

Definition: something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose

Main entry: reserve

Definition: (medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions

Definitions for (verb) reserve

Main entry: reserve, earmark, set aside, allow, appropriate

Definition: give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

Usage: I will earmark this money for your research; She sets aside time for meditation every day

Main entry: reserve

Definition: obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance

Usage: We managed to reserve a table at Maxim's

Main entry: reserve

Definition: hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency

Usage: they held back their applause in anticipation

Main entry: book, reserve, hold

Definition: arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance

Usage: reserve me a seat on a flight; The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family; please hold a table at Maxim's

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