To keep back; to retain.
We reserve the right for modifications.
To keep in store for future or special use.
This cake is reserved for the guests!
To book in advance; to make a reservation.
I reserved a table for us at the best restaurant in town.
Restraint of freedom in words or actions; backwardness; caution in personal behavior.
A tract of land reserved, or set apart, for a particular purpose; as, the Connecticut Reserve in Ohio, originally set apart for the school fund of Connecticut; the Clergy Reserves in Canada, for the support of the clergy.
A tract of land set apart for the use of an Aboriginal group; Indian reserve (compare US reservation.)
A body of troops kept in the rear of an army drawn up for battle, reserved to support the other lines as occasion may require; a force or body of troops kept for an exigency.
Funds kept on hand to meet planned or unplanned financial requirements.
A member of a team who does not participate from the start of the game, but can be used to replace tired or injured team-mates.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Bashfulness is a shrinking from notice without assignable reason. Coyness is a half encouragement, half avoidance of offered attention, and may be real or affected. Diffidence is self-distrust; modesty, a humble estimate of oneself in comparison with others, or with the demands of some undertaking. Modesty has also the specific meaning of a sensitive shrinking from anything indelicate. Shyness is a tendency to shrink from observation; timidity, a distinct fear of criticism, error, or failure. Reserve is the holding oneself aloof from others, or holding back one's feelings from expression, or one's affairs from communication to others. Reserve may be the retreat of shyness, or, on the other hand, the contemptuous withdrawal of pride and haughtiness. Compare ABASH; PRIDE; TACITURN.
abandon, arrogance, assumption, assurance, boldness, conceit, confidence, egotism, forwardness, frankness, freedom, haughtiness, impudence, indiscretion, loquaciousness, loquacity, pertness, sauciness, self-conceit, self-sufficiency, sociability
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formality and propriety of manner
reserve, backlog, stockpilenoun
something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
substitute, reserve, second-stringernoun
an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
(medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions
a district that is reserved for particular purpose
military reserve, reservenoun
armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency
reserve, reticence, taciturnityverb
the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary
hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency
"they held back their applause in anticipation"
allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserveverb
give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
"I will earmark this money for your research"; "She sets aside time for meditation every day"
obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
"We managed to reserve a table at Maxim's"
reserve, hold, bookverb
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"
accommodate, retain, earmark, moderate, view as, support, apply, hold back, book, defend, take hold, allow, deem, hold up, arrest, take, have, concord, check, make, take for, go for, throw, defy, control, harbor, halt, keep, obligate, carry, give, adjudge, entertain, nurse, oblige, curb, hold, set aside, bind, confine, have got, restrain, withstand, agree, hold in, appropriate, contain, harbour, maintain, guard, concur, keep back, sustain, prevail, admit, obtain, declare, bear
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Whether it is the Federal Reserve signaling more cuts in the future or just in general this rally in the bond market, overall lower rates - you would think - put some sort of floor on the market as well.
In the first instance, they've been a source of essentially reserve, organized manpower, so have supported logistics including both the procurement of medical supplies, the movement of medical supplies and in some countries the movement of other essential goods.
Stock markets on the other hand are supported in the near-term by hopes of more stimulus, notably from the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank.
We still have a very fragile market, especially if we get some type of tapering from the Federal Reserve, any material change to tax policy can create a more volatile market.
Falls in global bond yields reflect growing concerns that long-term global growth is slowing down on U.S.-China tensions and worries over subsequent global supply chain disruptions, stock markets on the other hand are supported in the near-term by hopes of more stimulus, notably from the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank.
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- حجز, يحجزArabic
- Reservieren, Reserviertheit, buchen, Reserve, vorbehalten, Schutzgebiet, vormerkenGerman
- vararahasto, varanto, varata, reservaatti, poikkeus, pidättää, varmuusvarasto, säästää, varaus, reservi, [[panna]] [[talteen]], vaihtopelaaja, varastoida, varautuneisuus, alueFinnish
- réservation, réserve, réservesFrench
- tartalék, foglal, lefoglalHungarian
- 予約, 保護区, 控え, 予備兵力, 準備金, 蓄える, 予備地, 自制, 補欠, 留保, 控えめ, 保留地, 備蓄, 残す, 予備役, 予備, 引当金Japanese
- 예약하다, 豫約, 하다Korean
- pūtea penapena, tāpuiMāori
- reserveren, beschermen, reserve, bewarenDutch
- reservat, reservere, reservefond, reservasjon, sette av, tilbakeholdenhet, bestille, reservering, forbeholde, reservespiller, reserverthet, forråd, legge til side, reserve, bestilling, holde av, reservetroppNorwegian
- rezerwować, rezerwa, zarezerwowaćPolish
- reservar, reservaPortuguese
- [[оставля́ть]] [[за]] [[собо́й]], запасной, резерв, откла́дывать, запаса́ть, заповедник, отложи́ть, запасной игрок, резервация, зака́зывать, запасание, сдержанность, брони́ровать, резерви́ровать, резервный фонд, запас, заказа́ть, резервироавние, заброни́ровать, зарезерви́ровать, запасти́Russian
- reservat, reservation, reservera, reserv, tillgång, reserverSwedish
- để dành, dự bị, chuẩn bị, dử lại, phòng bị, dành riêngVietnamese
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