HyperDic: reserve

English > 11 senses of the word reserve:
VERBpossessionreservehold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency
cognitionreserve, allow, appropriate, earmark, set asidegive or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
communicationreserveobtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
socialreserve, hold, bookarrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
NOUNattributereserve, modestyformality and propriety of manner
possessionreserve, backlog, stockpilesomething kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
person reserve, substitute, second-stringeran athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
quantityreserve(medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions
locationreserve, reservationa district that is reserved for particular purpose
groupreserve, military reservearmed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency
attributereserve, reticence, taciturnitythe trait of being uncommunicative
reserve > pronunciation
Soundsrihzer'v; riyzer'v
Rhymesconserve ... verve: 12 rhymes with erv...
English > reserve: 11 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningformality and propriety of manner.
Synonymmodesty
NarrowerdemurenessThe trait of behaving with reserve and decorum
Broaderpropriety, properness, correctitudecorrect or appropriate behavior
Spanishdiscreción, recato
Catalandiscreció, reserva
English > reserve: 11 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningSomething kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose.
Synonymsbacklog, stockpile
NarrowerbankA supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
fuel levelThe amount of fuel remaining
reserve account, reserve fundfunds taken out of earnings to provide for anticipated future payments
Broaderaccumulation(finance) profits / profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
Spanishreserva, reservas
Catalanreserva
Verbsreservegive or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
reservehold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency
English > reserve: 11 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningAn athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced.
Synonymssubstitute, second-stringer
Member ofbenchThe reserve players on a team
Narrowerbench warmer(sports) a substitute who seldom plays
pinch hitter(baseball) a substitute for the regular batter
Broaderathlete, jockA person trained to compete in sports
Spanishreserva, suplente
Catalanreserva, suplent
English > reserve: 11 senses > noun 4, quantity
Meaning(medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions.
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Narrowerpulmonary reserveThe additional volume of air that the lungs can inhale and exhale when breathing to the limit / limit of capacity in times of stress
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
English > reserve: 11 senses > noun 5, location
MeaningA district that is reserved for particular purpose.
Synonymreservation
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 > reserve: 11 senses > noun 6, group
Meaningarmed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency.
Synonymmilitary reserve
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
MembersreservistA member of a military reserve
Broadermilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Nounsreservista member of a military reserve
English > reserve: 11 senses > noun 7, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary.
Synonymsreticence, taciturnity
BroaderuncommunicativenessThe trait of being uncommunicative
Spanishreticencia, taciturnidad
Catalanreticència
English > reserve: 11 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaninghold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Narrowerdevoteset aside or apart for a specific purpose or use
Broaderwithhold, keep backhold back
Spanishreservarse, reservar
Catalanreservar-se, reservar
Nounsreservationthe act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion
reservesomething kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
English > reserve: 11 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningGive or assign a resource to a particular person or cause.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymsallow, appropriate, earmark, set aside
Broaderassign, allot, portionGive out
Spanishapartar, destinar, reservar
Catalanassignar, destinar, reservar
Nounsreservesomething kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
English > reserve: 11 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningObtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something
Example"We managed to reserve a table at Maxim's"
Narrowerbook upbook all available places or tickets
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Similar toreserve, hold, bookArrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
Spanishpedir, reservar
Catalanreservar
Nounsreservationthe act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)
reservationsomething reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.)
English > reserve: 11 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningArrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"reserve me a seat on a flight"
Synonymshold, book
Entailsprocure, secureGet by special effort
Narrowerkeep open, hold open, keep, saveRetain rights to
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Similar toreserveObtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
Spanishpedir, reservar
Catalanreservar
Nounsreservationthe act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)
reservationsomething reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.)

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