set aside for the use of a particular person or party
marked by self-restraint and reticence
"was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion"-Victoria Sackville-West
Slow to reveal emotion or opinions.
He was a quiet, reserved person.
Set aside for the use of a particular person or party.
I'm sorry, sir, but these are reserved seats.
kept for future or special use, or for an exigency; as, reserved troops; a reserved seat in a theater
restrained from freedom in words or actions; backward, or cautious, in communicating one's thoughts and feelings; not free or frank
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-zėrvd′, adj. characterised by reserve: not free or frank in words or behaviour: shy: cold.—adv. Reser′vedly.—ns. Reser′vedness; Reser′ver.—Reserved case, a sin, the power to absolve from which is reserved to the pope, or his legate, &c.; Reserved list, formerly a list of officers on half-pay, who might be called upon in an emergency; Reserved power, a reservation made in deeds, &c.; Reserved powers (U.S.), powers pertaining to sovereignty, but not delegated to a representative body.
The numerical value of reserved in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of reserved in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of reserved in a Sentence
I wanted to be so drunk that sex felt OK. I thought I'd feel less reserved and that sex would feel good. You strive to be normal when you know you're not normal. Instead of talking it through, I would just drink.
We didn't want to change the fundamental DNA of it, but we wanted to grow it and to expand it, because we had more time, more money, more resources, we could give ourselves more extravagant opportunities, like helicopter shots and drone shooting.... [ We could ] just allow ourselves to be a little less reserved, a little bolder in some ways... The goal was to make it feel like the same, but elevated and richer in the design.
Of course, we are faced with many uncertain factors this year. We have to prepare more and we have reserved policy room (to address uncertainties), moreover, we can deploy quantity-based or price-based policy tools such as reserve requirements and interest rates. This is not monetary easing but to more effectively support the real economy.
Awareness is through the roof, people went out to the theaters and made an event out of it. They're going to be talking about this for a long time. That's a very interesting and unusual phenomenon that's usually reserved for films like 'The Hobbit' or 'Star Wars.'.
Greatness is not reserved for certain group of persons. I mean, every human can achieve Greatness. For, the seed of Greatness is right inside everyone already. Yes! all you've got to do is just to discover why you are here (on earth) i.e. your God-given destiny and then strive to fulfill it (your God-given destiny) even against all odds. In case you don't know, you were not born just to exist, then die someday and be forgotten so soon. No not at all. Now listen up, you were born to influence the world positively and as well, to leave your footprints behind for the posterity ahead. Oh! yes, that's just why you are here (on earth). Take note of that, anyway. ~Emeasoba George
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- reservatCatalan, Valencian
- رزرو شدهPersian
- varautunut, pidättyväinen, varattuFinnish
- zárkózott, fenntartottHungarian
- скрытный, зарезервированный, замкнутый, сдержанныйRussian
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