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1 reserve /rɪˈzɚv/ verb
reserves; reserved; reserving
1 reserve
/rɪˈzɚv/
verb
reserves; reserved; reserving
Learner's definition of RESERVE
[+ object]
: to make arrangements so that you will be able to use or have (something, such as a room, table, or seat) at a later time
: to keep (something) for a special or future use
: to choose to do (something) at a later time : defer
: to have or keep (something, such as a right) for possible use at a future time
2 reserve /rɪˈzɚv/ noun
plural reserves
2 reserve
/rɪˈzɚv/
noun
plural reserves
Learner's definition of RESERVE
[count] : a supply of something that is stored so that it can be used at a later time
[count] : a military force that is additional to the regular forces and that is available if it is needed often plural
[count] : an area of land where animals and plants are given special protection see also nature reserve
[count] : an area of land where Native Americans live : reservation
[noncount] : the quality of a person who does not express feelings, opinions, etc., in an easy and open way
[count] : a player on a team who takes the place of a regular player who is injured or cannot play

in reserve

: kept for future or special use

without reserve

: in a free and complete way
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