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Meaning of RESERVED

Pronunciation:  ri'zurvd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  cool and formal in manner
  2. [adj]  marked by self-restraint and reticence; "was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion"-Victoria Sackville-West
  3. [adj]  set aside for the use of a particular person or party

RESERVED is a 8 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: aloof, bookable, booked, diffident, distant, engaged, indrawn, rarefied, rarified, restrained, reticent, set-aside(p), undemonstrative, unemotional, withdrawn
 Antonyms: unreserved
 See Also: backward, inhibited



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re*served"\ (-z?rvd"), a.
1. Kept for future or special use, or for an exigency; as,
   reserved troops; a reserved seat in a theater.

2. Restrained from freedom in words or actions; backward, or
   cautious, in communicating one's thoughts and feelings;
   not free or frank.

         To all obliging, yet reserved to all. --Walsh.

         Nothing reserved or sullen was to see. --Dryden.
   -- {Re*serv"ed*ly} (r?-z?rv"?d-l?), adv. --
   {Re*serv"ed*ness}, n.