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Reserve

Funds set aside to cover future expenses, losses, or claims. To retain; to keep in store for future or special use; to postpone to a future time.A legal reserve is a monetary account required by law to be established by insurance companies and banks as protection against losses.

A trial court reserves a point of law by setting it aside for future consideration and allowing the trial to proceed as if the question had been resolved, subject to alteration of the judgment in the event the court en banc decides the question differently.

reserve

v. to keep for oneself a right or a portion of the real property when transferring (conveying) a parcel of real estate to another. (See: reservation)

reserve

noun assets, cache, conservation, copia, fund, means, provision, resource, resources, stock, store, storehouse, supply
Associated concepts: accumulated reserve, held in reserve, insurance reserve, legal reserve, minimum reserves, preeium reserve, reserve funds, reserve valve, reserved powers

reserve

verb accumulate, amass, bank, bespeak, cache, create a fund, deposit, earmark, except, garner, hide, hoard, hold, hold back, keep, keep back, keep in reeerve, keep on hand, lay away, maintain, preselect, put aside, reponere, retain, save, set apart, set aside, shelve, stock pile, store, store away, store up, withhold
Associated concepts: reserve an interest, reserve one's rights
See also: adjourn, bank, cash, composure, cumulation, delay, depository, doubt, employ, engage, fund, garner, hire, hoard, hold up, indecision, keep, margin, misgiving, predetermine, provision, register, resource, restraint, retain, save, shelter, stock, stopgap, store, strangle, treasury, withhold
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Driving the industry's steep profit growth, the change in reserves fell to $101.
The decrease in changes in reserves was caused by a combination of factors, including fewer new sales, more conservative guaranteed minimum benefits on new policies, and lower interest crediting on new policies," said Melissa Gannon, vice president of Weiss Ratings, Inc.