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 for reserve
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reserve \Re*serve"\, n. [F. r['e]serve.]
     1. The act of reserving, or keeping back; reservation.
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              However any one may concur in the general scheme, it
              is still with certain reserves and deviations.
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     2. That which is reserved, or kept back, as for future use.
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              The virgins, besides the oil in their lamps, carried
              likewise a reserve in some other vessel for a
              continual supply.                     --Tillotson.
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     3. That which is excepted; exception.
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              Each has some darling lust, which pleads for a
              reserve.                              --Rogers.
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     4. Restraint of freedom in words or actions; backwardness;
        caution in personal behavior.
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              My soul, surprised, and from her sex disjoined,
              Left all reserve, and all the sex, behind. --Prior.
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              The clergyman's shy and sensitive reserve had balked
              this scheme.                          --Hawthorne.
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     5. A tract of land reserved, or set apart, for a particular
        purpose; as, the Connecticut Reserve in Ohio, originally
        set apart for the school fund of Connecticut; the Clergy
        Reserves in Canada, for the support of the clergy.
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     6. (Mil.)
        (a) A body of troops in the rear of an army drawn up for
            battle, reserved to support the other lines as
            occasion may require; a force or body of troops kept
            for an exigency.
        (b) troops trained but released from active service,
            retained as a formal part of the military force, and
            liable to be recalled to active service in cases of
            national need (see Army organization, above).
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     7. (Banking) Funds kept on hand to meet liabilities.
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     8. (Finance)
        (a) That part of the assets of a bank or other financial
            institution specially kept in cash in a more or less
            liquid form as a reasonable provision for meeting all
            demands which may be made upon it; specif.:
        (b) (Banking) Usually, the uninvested cash kept on hand
            for this purpose, called the real reserve. In Great
            Britain the ultimate real reserve is the gold kept on
            hand in the Bank of England, largely represented by
            the notes in hand in its own banking department; and
            any balance which a bank has with the Bank of England
            is a part of its reserve. In the United States the
            reserve of a national bank consists of the amount of
            lawful money it holds on hand against deposits, which
            is required by law (in 1913) to be not less than 15
            per cent (--U. S. Rev. Stat. secs. 5191, 5192), three
            fifths of which the banks not in a reserve city (which
            see) may keep deposited as balances in national banks
            that are in reserve cities (--U. S. Rev. Stat. sec.
        (c) (Life Insurance) The amount of funds or assets
            necessary for a company to have at any given time to
            enable it, with interest and premiums paid as they
            shall accure, to meet all claims on the insurance then
            in force as they would mature according to the
            particular mortality table accepted. The reserve is
            always reckoned as a liability, and is calculated on
            net premiums. It is theoretically the difference
            between the present value of the total insurance and
            the present value of the future premiums on the
            insurance. The reserve, being an amount for which
            another company could, theoretically, afford to take
            over the insurance, is sometimes called the
     reinsurance fund or the
     self-insurance fund. For the first year upon any policy the
        net premium is called the
     initial reserve, and the balance left at the end of the
        year including interest is the
     terminal reserve. For subsequent years the initial reserve
        is the net premium, if any, plus the terminal reserve of
        the previous year. The portion of the reserve to be
        absorbed from the initial reserve in any year in payment
        of losses is sometimes called the
     insurance reserve, and the terminal reserve is then called
     investment reserve.
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     9. In exhibitions, a distinction which indicates that the
        recipient will get a prize if another should be
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     10. (Calico Printing) A resist.
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     11. A preparation used on an object being electroplated to
         fix the limits of the deposit.
         [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reserve \Re*serve"\ (r?-z?rv"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reserved.
     (z?rvd");p. pr. & vb. n. Reserving.] [F. r['e]server, L.
     reservare, reservatum; pref. re- re- + servare to keep. See
     1. To keep back; to retain; not to deliver, make over, or
        disclose. "I have reserved to myself nothing." --Shak.
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     2. Hence, to keep in store for future or special use; to
        withhold from present use for another purpose or time; to
        keep; to retain; to make a reservation[7]. --Gen. xxvii.
     Note: In cases where one person or party makes a request to
           an agent that some accommodation (such as a hotel room
           or place at a restaurant) be kept (reserved) for their
           use at a particular time, the word reserve applies both
           to the action of the person making the request, and to
           the action of the agent who takes the approproriate
           action (such as a notation in a book of reservations)
           to be certain that the accommodation is available at
           that time.
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                 Hast thou seen the treasures of the hail, which I
                 have reserved against the time of trouble? --Job
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                 Reserve your kind looks and language for private
                 hours.                             --Swift.
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     3. To make an exception of; to except. [R.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Resist \Re*sist"\, n.
     1. (Calico Printing) A substance used to prevent a color or
        mordant from fixing on those parts to which it has been
        applied, either by acting machanically in preventing the
        color, etc., from reaching the cloth, or chemically in
        changing the color so as to render it incapable of fixing
        itself in the fibers; -- also called reserve. The pastes
        prepared for this purpose are called resist pastes. --F.
        C. Calvert.
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     2. (Technology) Something that resists or prevents a certain
        action; specif.: A substance applied to a surface, as of
        metal, or of a silicon wafer, to prevent the action on it
        of acid, other chemical agents, or any other process such
        as irradiation or deposition, which would modify the
        surface if not protected. The resist is usually applied or
        in some way formed into a pattern so that the underlying
        surface may be modified in a complementary pattern.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: formality and propriety of manner [syn: modesty,
      2: something kept back or saved for future use or a special
         purpose [syn: reserve, backlog, stockpile]
      3: an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is
         replaced [syn: substitute, reserve, second-stringer]
      4: (medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain
         vital functions
      5: a district that is reserved for particular purpose [syn:
         reservation, reserve]
      6: armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in
         an emergency [syn: military reserve, reserve]
      7: the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything
         more than necessary [syn: reserve, reticence,
      v 1: hold back or set aside, especially for future use or
           contingency; "they held back their applause in
      2: give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause; "I
         will earmark this money for your research"; "She sets aside
         time for meditation every day" [syn: allow, appropriate,
         earmark, set aside, reserve]
      3: obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance; "We managed to
         reserve a table at Maxim's"
      4: arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in
         advance; "reserve me a seat on a flight"; "The agent booked
         tickets to the show for the whole family"; "please hold a
         table at Maxim's" [syn: reserve, hold, book]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  279 Moby Thesaurus words for "reserve":
     Indian reservation, abstain, accessible, adjourn, allocate, allot,
     aloofness, alternate, alternative, aplomb, appoint, appropriate to,
     archives, assign, assign to, auxiliary, available, avoidance,
     backlog, backup, backwardness, bank, bashfulness, bespeak,
     bird sanctuary, blankness, book, brachylogy, brevity, brief,
     briefness, brusqueness, cache, charter, chilliness, coldness,
     compactness, compendiousness, conciseness, concision, conserve,
     constraint, continue, contract for, coolness, counterfeit,
     crispness, curtness, defer, delay, destine, detachment, detail,
     detain, discreetness, discretion, dispense with, distance,
     do without, dodging, drag out, dummy, earmark, employ, engage,
     equivalent, ersatz, evasion, expressionlessness, extend, extra,
     fake, fate, forbear, forest preserve, forgo, formality, fresh,
     frigidity, frostiness, fudging, fund, game reserve, guardedness,
     hang fire, hang up, hedging, held back, held in reserve, held out,
     hesitancy, hesitation, hire, hoard, hold, hold back, hold off,
     hold over, hold up, husband, iciness, imitation, impassiveness,
     impassivity, impersonality, in abeyance, in hand, in readiness,
     in reserve, in store, inaccessibility, introversion, inventory,
     keep, keep back, keep by one, keep in hand, keep in reserve,
     keep in store, keep on hand, lay aside, lay by, lay over,
     let alone, library, limit, limitation, lot, make assignments,
     makeshift, mark off, mark out for, mint, mock, modesty, museum,
     national forest, national park, nest egg, new, not touch, not use,
     on call, on hand, on tap, ordain, original, paradise, park, phony,
     pigeonhole, pinch, pithiness, pointedness, portion off, postpone,
     preengage, preserve, pristine, prolong, prorogate, prorogue,
     protract, provisional, proxy, push aside, put apart, put aside,
     put by, put off, put on ice, ready, recess, recruit, refrain,
     register, reinforcements, remoteness, repression, reservation,
     reserve fund, reserve supply, reservedness, reserves, reservoir,
     resource, restraint, restrict, restrict to, restriction, retain,
     reticence, reticency, retirement, retiring disposition, sanctuary,
     save, save up, saved, savings, schedule, secondary, secure,
     self-control, self-restraint, sententiousness, set, set apart,
     set aside, set by, set off, shelve, shift off, shortness, sign on,
     sign up, sign up for, sinking fund, sleep on, something in reserve,
     spare, stand over, standoffishness, state forest, stave off, stay,
     stock, stockpile, stopgap, store, stored, stretch out, subduedness,
     substitute, succinctness, summariness, supply, suppression,
     suspend, suspended, table, taciturnity, tag, take a recess,
     take into employment, take on, temporary, tentative, terseness,
     to spare, token, unaffability, unapplied, unapproachability,
     unbeaten, uncongeniality, unconsumed, undemonstrativeness,
     unemployed, unexercised, unexpansiveness, unexpended,
     unexpended balance, unhandled, unspent, untapped, untouched,
     untrodden, unused, unutilized, utility, vicarious, waive, waived,
     wilderness preserve, wildlife preserve, withdrawal, withdrawnness,

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Reserve, WI -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Wisconsin
     Population (2000):    436
     Housing Units (2000): 252
     Land area (2000):     53.009057 sq. miles (137.292821 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.698415 sq. miles (1.808887 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    53.707472 sq. miles (139.101708 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            67050
     Located within:       Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
     Location:             45.859877 N, 91.372722 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Reserve, WI

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Reserve, MT -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Montana
     Population (2000):    37
     Housing Units (2000): 25
     Land area (2000):     1.375721 sq. miles (3.563101 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.375721 sq. miles (3.563101 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            62125
     Located within:       Montana (MT), FIPS 30
     Location:             48.605251 N, 104.463969 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     59258
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Reserve, MT

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Reserve, NM -- U.S. village in New Mexico
     Population (2000):    387
     Housing Units (2000): 238
     Land area (2000):     0.555844 sq. miles (1.439628 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.555844 sq. miles (1.439628 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            62620
     Located within:       New Mexico (NM), FIPS 35
     Location:             33.708493 N, 108.760822 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     87830
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Reserve, NM

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Reserve, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
     Population (2000):    100
     Housing Units (2000): 60
     Land area (2000):     0.110424 sq. miles (0.285998 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.110424 sq. miles (0.285998 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            59050
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             39.976378 N, 95.564464 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     66434
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Reserve, KS

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Reserve, LA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Louisiana
     Population (2000):    9111
     Housing Units (2000): 3385
     Land area (2000):     16.067055 sq. miles (41.613480 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.050370 sq. miles (2.720446 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    17.117425 sq. miles (44.333926 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            64310
     Located within:       Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22
     Location:             30.062566 N, 90.553296 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     70084
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Reserve, LA

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