the act of keeping back, withholding, or setting apart.
the act of making an exception or qualification.
an exception or qualification made expressly or tacitly:
to accept something, but with inner reservations.
a tract of public land set apart for a special purpose, as for the use of an Indian tribe.
an arrangement to secure accommodations at a restaurant or hotel, on a boat or plane, etc.
the record kept or assurance given of such an arrangement:
Sorry, the hotel has no reservation under that name.
the act or an instance of reserving
something reserved, esp hotel accommodation, a seat on an aeroplane, in a theatre, etc
(often pl) a stated or unstated qualification of opinion that prevents one’s wholehearted acceptance of a proposal, claim, statement, etc
an area of land set aside, esp (in the US) for American Indian peoples
(Brit) the strip of land between the two carriageways of a dual carriageway
the act or process of keeping back, esp for oneself; withholding
(law) a right or interest retained by the grantor in property granted, conveyed, leased, etc, to another: a reservation of rent
[rez-er-vey-shuh-nist] /ˌrɛz ərˈveɪ ʃə nɪst/ noun 1. a person who makes or takes reservations, as at an airline office; reservation clerk.
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, […]
verb (used with or without object), re-served, re-serving. 1. to serve again. verb 1. (transitive) to serve again
- Reserve air
reserve air n. See expiratory reserve volume.