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The meaning of Reserving


Reserving – definition


Retain for future use.

Usage examples:

Roll out half the dough and reserve the other half

Arrange for (a room, seat, ticket, etc.) to be kept for the use of a particular person.

Usage examples:

A place was reserved for her in the front row

Refrain from delivering (a judgement or decision) without due consideration or evidence.

Usage examples:

I'll reserve my views on his ability until he's played again

A supply of a commodity not needed for immediate use but available if required.

Usage examples:

Australia has major coal, gas, and uranium reserves

A body of troops withheld from action to reinforce or protect others, or additional to the regular forces and available in an emergency.

Usage examples:

The men were stationed as a central reserve ready to be transported wherever necessary

An extra player who is a possible substitute in a team.

Usage examples:

He was reserve hooker for the world cup team

A place set aside for special use.

Usage examples:

There are areas where land has been put aside for reserves but are now being used for different thi…

A lack of warmth or openness in manner or expression.

Usage examples:

She smiled and some of her natural reserve melted

(in the decoration of ceramics or textiles) an area in which the original material or background colour remains visible.

Usage examples:

Penwork decoration, with designs in reserves on a black background, may itself have first developed…

Present participle of reserve

Usage examples:

I reserve mondays for tidying my desk and answering letters., these seats are reserved for the elde…

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Word origin

Middle English: from Old French reserver, from Latin reservare ‘keep back’, from re- ‘back’ + servare ‘to keep’.

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