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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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She never realized that the reserve of her own character had much, perhaps everything, to do with this.
Her manners were attaching, and soon banished his reserve.
Possibly, some people might suspect him of a degree of under-bred pride; I have a sympathetic chord within that tells me it is nothing of the sort: I know, by instinct, his reserve springs from an aversion to showy displays of feeling - to manifestations of mutual kindliness.
I have now laid my mind before you, as you told me, without reserve.
When the brave man flees, treachery is manifest and it is for wise men to reserve themselves for better occasions.
Having thus provided myself with these maxims, and having placed them in reserve along with the truths of faith, which have ever occupied the first place in my belief, I came to the conclusion that I might with freedom set about ridding myself of what remained of my opinions.
The feast had been made ready on the second floor at La Reserve, with whose arbor the reader is already familiar.
Two or three dozen of us, all of exquisite fineness, were laid upon the counter, myself and two or three more of the better class being kept a little in the back ground, as a skillful general holds his best troops in reserve.
NORTH NIGERIA--The Mark Boat was within her right in warning you off the Reserve.
I have disconcerted him already by my calm reserve, and it shall be my endeavour to humble the pride of these self important De Courcys still lower, to convince Mrs.
Poor pantaloon, he was not an object to excite love, but the smile in her eyes was affectionate, and it was possible that her reserve concealed a very deep feeling.
Their squadron remained in reserve and Nicholas Rostov spent that day in a dull and wretched mood.