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