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reserve /rzrv/ v. [T] -served, -serving, -serves 1 to save a place in a hotel room, on an airplane, etc.: He reserved a room for three nights in the hotel. 2 to hold or keep for oneself: We are reserving these seats for my parents.||The producers reserve the right to cancel the outdoor concert if it rains.
n. 1 an amount of s.t. held back for later use: She keeps a cash reserve in a savings account in case of emergencies. 2 cool behavior, self-control in not reacting to things: The man answered questions with a cool reserve and without smiling. 3 special soldiers who are not part of the regular army, but who can be called into service: He left the regular army and joined the reserves. 4 land kept for a special purpose: You can sometimes see wild animals at that nature reserve. 5 in reserve: to keep s.t. for later use: I keep a small radio in reserve, so I can listen to music if my stereo system breaks.
Thesaurus: reserve v. 1 to book s.t., engage | schedule 2 to save, set aside | retain.
n. 1 a supply of s.t., stockpile, store of s.t. 2 restraint, aloofness | dignity 4 a preserve.