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  Words related to reserve

Related / Similar Words: reticence, taciturnity, modesty, military reserve, reservation, substitute, backlog, stockpile, allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside, hold, book

 

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

     

    Grouped Verbs: hold, book

     

    Entailments: procure, secure

     

    Member Meronyms: bench

     

    Derivational Morphology: substitute, deputize, deputise, step in, sub, stand in, fill in, stock, carry, stockpile, backlog, allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside, hallmark, trademark, stylemark, allowance, reservation, booking

     

    Anagrams: reverse

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 儲備 and 保留   Croatian: rezerva  
    Dutch: reserve and reserveren   Finnish: varata and varaus  
    French: réservation and réserver   German: Reservieren  
    Greek: επιφύλαξη   Hungarian: lefoglal and tartalék  
    Italian: riserva and riservare   Japanese: 予約する and 予備  
    Korean: 예비 and 예약하다   Portuguese: reserva and reservar  
    Russian: запас and резервировать   Spanish: reserva and reservar  
    Swedish: reserv and reservera  
     
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