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Adjective: reserved  ri'zurvd
  1. Set aside for the use of a particular person or party
    - on hold
  2. Marked by self-restraint and reticence
    "was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion"
Verb: reserve  ri'zurv
  1. Hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency
    "they reserved their applause in anticipation"
  2. Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
    "I will reserve this money for your research";
    - allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside
  3. Obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
    "We managed to reserve a table at Maxim's"
  4. Arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
    "reserve me a seat on a flight";
    - hold, book

See also: aloof, backward, bookable, booked, diffident, distant, engaged, indrawn, inhibited, restrained, set-aside, undemonstrative, upstage, withdrawn

Type of: allot, ask for, assign, bespeak, call for, keep back, portion, quest, request, withhold

Antonym: unreserved

Encyclopedia: Reserved

Reserve, New Mexico