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Overview of noun reserves

The noun reserves has 1 sense

  • militia, reserves -- (civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army)

Overview of noun reserve

The noun reserve has 7 senses

  • modesty, reserve -- (formality and propriety of manner)

  • reserve, backlog, stockpile -- (something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose)

  • substitute, reserve, second-stringer -- (an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced)

  • reserve -- ((medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions)

  • reservation, reserve -- (a district that is reserved for particular purpose)

  • military reserve, reserve -- (armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency)

  • reserve, reticence, taciturnity -- (the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary)

Overview of verb reserve

The verb reserve has 4 senses

  • reserve -- (hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency; "they held back their applause in anticipation")

  • allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserve -- (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")

  • reserve -- (obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance; "We managed to reserve a table at Maxim's")

  • reserve, hold, book -- (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")