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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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It is reserved for the practical genius of Americans to establish a communication with the sidereal world.
The end of life was reserved for the Dog, wherefore the old man is often snappish, irritable, hard to please, and selfish, tolerant only of his own household, but averse to strangers and to all who do not administer to his comfort or to his necessities.
At the barrier the Sagoths clambered up the steep side with truly apelike agility, while behind them the haughty queen rose upon her wings with her two frightful dragons close beside her, and settled down upon the largest bowlder of them all in the exact center of that side of the amphitheater which is reserved for the dominant race.