English dictionary definition of:

reserve


Noun

  • 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 a starter on the team is replaced
  • something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
  • (medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions

Verb

  • give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
  • obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
  • hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency
  • arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance

Thesaurus

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Spellzone course content

View spelling list er - longer words and learn about the word reserve in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 11. Spelling choices for /er/ sound: er, ir, ur, ear + wor.

Scrabble score for reserve


Scrabble score = 10

generated at 12:09:57 on 15-10-19

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