Definition of Reserved

1. Adjective. Set aside for the use of a particular person or party.

Similar to: Booked, Engaged, Set-aside, Bookable
Antonyms: Unreserved

2. Adjective. Marked by self-restraint and reticence. "Was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion"

Definition of Reserved

1. a. Kept for future or special use, or for an exigency; as, reserved troops; a reserved seat in a theater.

Definition of Reserved

1. Verb. (past of reserve) ¹

2. Adjective. (context: comparable) Slow to reveal emotion or opinions. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: not comparable) Set aside for the use of a particular person or party. ¹

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Definition of Reserved

1. reserve [v] - See also: reserve

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reserved

reserve account
reserve air
reserve bank
reserve clause
reserve currency
reserve force
reserve fund
reserve margin
reserved (current term)
reserved powers
reserved word
reserved words

Literary usage of Reserved

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

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"It will appear that, in regard to a considerable number of points, not merely the supreme control, but the whole exercise of power is reserved to the Holy ..."

2. Annual Report by Massachusetts Harbor and Land Commission (1891)
"All of this material has been deposited on or near the line of Congress Street extended to the reserved channel. Less than the usual quantity has been ..."

3. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"... GILLETTE ALL RIGHTS reserved All rights reserved undir thf International Copyright Act. Performance forbidden and right of representation reserved. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Steuart Macnaghten, Alexander Gordon, Charles Christopher Pepys Cottenham, Thomas Wilde Truro (1850)
"... it rests solely upon the reserved costs of the motion; but I am not absolutely precluded by the practice of the Court from correcting what I conceive to ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"... the government is so as to authorize the Land Department to issue a patent for it as being reserved out of the grant in Moyer's patent. ! er's patent, ..."

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