reserve  

  • Pronunciation of reserve: R IH0 Z ER1 V

  • Number of syllables of reserve: 2

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  • Definition of reserve

    • (n): the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary  
    • (n): formality and propriety of manner  
    • (n): armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency  
    • (n): a district that is reserved for particular purpose  
    • (n): an athlete who plays only when another member of the team drops out  
    • (n): something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose  
    • (n): (medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions  
    • (v): give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause; "I will earmark this money for your research"  
    • (v): obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance; "We managed to reserve a table at Maxim''s"  
    • (v): hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency; "they held back their applause in anticipation"  
    • (v): arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance; "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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