Definitions For Reserve


  • The trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary
  • Formality and propriety of manner
  • Armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency
  • A district that is reserved for particular purpose
  • An athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
  • Something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
  • (medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions
  • A supply of something that is stored so that it can be used at a later time
  • A military force that is additional to the regular forces and that is available if it is needed
  • An area of land where animals and plants are given special protection


  • Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
  • Obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
  • Hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency
  • Arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
  • To make arrangements so that you will be able to use or have (something, such as a room, table, or seat) at a later time
  • To keep (something) for a special or future use
  • To choose to do (something) at a later time

Is Reserve a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Reserve is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Reserve in a Sentence

  • We reserved a hotel room.
  • This table is reserved for someone else.
  • The seats are reserved under my name.
  • He had to call upon his inner reserves of strength to keep going.
  • The salesclerk showed great reserve in dealing with the unreasonable demands of the angry customer

Synonyms for Reserve

Antonyms for Reserve

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