In-reserve



[ri-zurv] /rɪˈzɜrv/

verb (used with object), reserved, reserving.
1.
to keep back or save for future use, disposal, treatment, etc.
2.
to retain or secure by express stipulation.
3.
to set apart for a particular use, purpose, service, etc.:
ground reserved for gardening.
4.
to keep for oneself.
5.
to retain (the original color) of a surface, as on a painted ceramic piece.
6.
to save or set aside (a portion of the Eucharistic elements) to be administered, as to the sick, outside of the Mass or communion service.
noun
7.
Finance.

8.
something kept or stored for use or need; stock:
a reserve of food.
9.
a resource not normally called upon but available if needed.
10.
a tract of public land set apart for a special purpose:
a forest reserve.
11.
an act of reserving; reservation, exception, or qualification:
I will do what you ask, but with one reserve.
12.
Military.

13.
formality and self-restraint in manner and relationship; avoidance of familiarity or intimacy with others:
to conduct oneself with reserve.
14.
reticence or silence.
adjective
15.
kept in reserve; forming a reserve:
a reserve fund; a reserve supply.
16.
of or relating to the animal awarded second place in livestock shows:
the reserve champion steer.
Idioms
17.
in reserve, put aside or withheld for a future need; reserved:
money in reserve.
18.
without reserve,

/rɪˈzɜːv/
verb (transitive)
1.
to keep back or set aside, esp for future use or contingency; withhold
2.
to keep for oneself; retain: I reserve the right to question these men later
3.
to obtain or secure by advance arrangement: I have reserved two tickets for tonight’s show
4.
to delay delivery of (a judgment), esp in order to allow time for full consideration of the issues involved
noun
5.

6.
the state or condition of being reserved: I have plenty in reserve
7.
a tract of land set aside for the protection and conservation of wild animals, flowers, etc: a nature reserve
8.
(Canadian) Also called reservation. an area of land set aside, esp (in the US and Canada) for American or Canadian Indian peoples
9.
(Austral & NZ) an area of publicly owned land set aside for sport, recreation, etc
10.
the act of reserving; reservation
11.
a member of a team who only plays if a playing member drops out; a substitute
12.
(often pl)

13.
coolness or formality of manner; restraint, silence, or reticence
14.
(finance)

15.
without reserve, without reservations; fully; wholeheartedly
v.

mid-14c., from Old French reserver “set aside, withhold” (12c.) and directly from Latin reservare “keep back, save up; retain, preserve,” from re- “back” (see re-) + servare “to keep, save, preserve, protect” (see observe). Meaning “to book” is from 1935. Related: Reserved; reserving.
n.

“something stored up,” 1610s, from reserve (v.) or from French réserve, a Middle French back-formation from reserver. Meaning “self-imposed restraint on freedom of words or actions; habit of keeping back the feelings” is from 1650s.

reserve re·serve (rĭ-zûrv’)
v. re·served, re·serv·ing, re·serves

n.
Something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose. adj.

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