HyperDic: reservation

English > 7 senses of the word reservation:
NOUNlocationreservation, reservea district that is reserved for particular purpose
communicationreservation, qualificationa statement that limits or restricts some claim
cognitionreservation, mental reservation, arriere penseean unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
actreservation, bookingthe act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)
communicationreservationthe written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance
cognitionreservationsomething reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.)
actreservationthe act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion
reservation > pronunciation
Soundsreh.zervey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > reservation: 7 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA district that is reserved for particular purpose.
Synonymreserve
NarrowerIndian reservationA reservation set aside for the use of Indians
preserveA reservation where animals are protected
Broaderadministrative district, administrative division, territorial divisionA district defined for administrative purposes
Spanishreserva
Catalanreserva
English > reservation: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA statement that limits or restricts some claim.
Example"he recommended her without any reservations"
Synonymqualification
Narrowerfine print, small printThe part of a contract that contains reservations and qualifications that are often printed in small type
weasel wordAn equivocal qualification
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishcalificación, discreción, prudencia, requisito, reserva, salvedad
Catalanreserva
English > reservation: 7 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly.
Synonymsmental reservation, arriere pensee
Broaderdoubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousnessThe state of being unsure of something
Spanishcautela, reservas, reticencia
English > reservation: 7 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group).
Synonymbooking
Broaderemployment, engagementThe act of giving someone a job
Spanishreservación, reserva
Catalanreservació, reserva
Verbsreserveobtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
reservearrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
English > reservation: 7 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningThe written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance.
Broaderagreement, understandingThe statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
English > reservation: 7 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningSomething reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.).
NarrowerupgradeA reservation that is improved
BroaderprearrangementSomething arranged in advance
Spanishreserva
Verbsreserveobtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
reservearrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
English > reservation: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion.
Broaderpreservation, savingThe activity of protecting something from loss or danger
Spanishreserva
Catalanreserva
Verbsreservehold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency

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