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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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The first thing he did was to sell his furniture and the wares he had in his shop, only reserving to himself such goods as he might trade with on the road.
This is the day, Sancho, on which will be seen the boon my fortune is reserving for me; this, I say, is the day on which as much as on any other shall be displayed the might of my arm, and on which I shall do deeds that shall remain written in the book of fame for all ages to come.
I assume this position here as it respects the first, reserving the proofs for another place.
In France the Communists ally themselves with the Social-Democrats, against the conservative and radical bourgeoisie, reserving, however, the right to take up a critical position in regard to phrases and illusions traditionally handed down from the great Revolution.
But, not knowing what he would say next, I waited for other questions, reserving my answers according to circumstances.