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Synonyms for reserve

Synonyms for (noun) reserve

Synonyms: taciturnity, reserve, reticence Definition: the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary

Similar words: uncommunicativeness Definition: the trait of being uncommunicative

Synonyms: reserve, modesty Definition: formality and propriety of manner

Similar words: properness, propriety, correctitude Definition: correct or appropriate behavior

Synonyms: military reserve, reserve Definition: armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency

Similar words: military, military machine, armed forces, armed services, war machine Definition: the military forces of a nation Usage: their military is the largest in the region; the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

Synonyms: reservation, reserve Definition: a district that is reserved for particular purpose

Similar words: territorial division, administrative district, administrative division Definition: a district defined for administrative purposes

Synonyms: substitute, reserve, second-stringer Definition: an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced

Similar words: athlete, jock Definition: a person trained to compete in sports

Synonyms: reserve, backlog, stockpile Definition: something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose

Similar words: accumulation Definition: (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation

Synonyms: reserve Definition: (medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions

Similar words: indefinite quantity Definition: an estimated quantity

Synonyms for (verb) reserve

Synonyms: reserve, earmark, set aside, allow, appropriate Definition: give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause Usage: I will earmark this money for your research; She sets aside time for meditation every day

Similar words: assign, allot, portion Definition: give out Usage: We were assigned new uniforms

Synonyms: reserve Definition: obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance Usage: We managed to reserve a table at Maxim's

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service

Synonyms: reserve Definition: hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency Usage: they held back their applause in anticipation

Similar words: keep back, withhold Definition: hold back; refuse to hand over or share Usage: The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room

Synonyms: book, reserve, hold Definition: arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance Usage: reserve me a seat on a flight; The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family; please hold a table at Maxim's

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service