Definition of Reserves

1. Noun. Civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army.

Exact synonyms: Militia
Generic synonyms: Force, Military Force, Military Group, Military Unit
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Specialized synonyms: Sa, Storm Troops, Sturmabteilung, Trainband
Terms within: Territorial, Territorial Reserve
Member holonyms: Militiaman



Definition of Reserves

1. Noun. (plural of reserve) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of reserve) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reserves

1. reserve [v] - See also: reserve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reserves

reserve currency
reserve force
reserve fund
reserve margin
reserved
reserved powers
reserved word
reserved words
reservedly
reservedness
reservednesses
reservee
reservees
reserver
reservers
reserves (current term)
reservice
reserviced
reservices
reservicing
reserving
reservist
reservists
reservoir
reservoir bag
reservoir host
reservoir of infection
reservoirs
reservor

Literary usage of Reserves

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. America's Great Depression by Murray Newton Rothbard (2000)
"TABLE 6 MEMBER BANK reserves AND DEPOSITS* *Column 1 is the total legal member ... Column 3 is the ratio of deposits to reserves. from 11.7 : 1 to 12.5 : 1, ..."

2. The Financial Policy of Corporations by Arthur Stone Dewing (1920)
"CHAPTER V SPECIAL reserves FOR BUSINESS CONTINGENCIES The necessity of special reserves,; Classification of these special reserves, 56; reserves for taxes, ..."

3. Public Utilities: Their Cost New and Depreciation by Hammond Vinton Hayes (1913)
"It must be remembered that, to make this comparison possible, it is necessary to assume that all of the reserves invested in plant were for needed ..."

4. Public Utilities; Their Cost New and Depreciation by Hammond Vinton Hayes (1913)
"It must be remembered that, to make this comparison possible, it is necessary to assume that all of the reserves invested in plant were for needed ..."

5. The Air Campaign: Planning for Combat by John A. Warden, III (1995)
"reserves T HIS CHAPTER IS ABOUT OPERATIONAL reserves—a Concept that has received little attention in discussions of air operations. ..."

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