Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb reserve

4 senses of reserve

Sense 1
reserve -- (hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency; "they held back their applause in anticipation")
       => withhold, keep back -- (hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room")

Sense 2
allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserve -- (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")
       => assign, allot, portion -- (give out; "We were assigned new uniforms")

Sense 3
reserve -- (obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance; "We managed to reserve a table at Maxim's")
       => request, bespeak, call for, quest -- (express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service")

Sense 4
reserve, hold, book -- (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")
       => request, bespeak, call for, quest -- (express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service")

Antonyms of adj reserved

2 senses of reserved

Sense 1
reserved (vs. unreserved) -- (set aside for the use of a particular person or party)

unreserved (vs. reserved) -- (not reserved)
        => first-come-first-serve (predicate), rush -- (not accepting reservations)
        => unbooked -- (not reserved in advance)

Sense 2
reserved (vs. unreserved) -- (marked by self-restraint and reticence; "was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion"-Victoria Sackville-West)

unreserved (vs. reserved) -- (not cautious or reticent; "unreserved behavior")

Similarity of adj reserved

2 senses of reserved

Sense 1
reserved (vs. unreserved) -- (set aside for the use of a particular person or party)
       => booked, engaged, set-aside (predicate) -- (reserved in advance)
       => bookable -- (subject to being reserved or booked; "all seats bookable in advance")

Sense 2
reserved (vs. unreserved) -- (marked by self-restraint and reticence; "was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion"-Victoria Sackville-West)
       => aloof, distant, upstage -- (remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers")
       => diffident -- (showing modest reserve; "she was diffident when offering a comment on the professor's lecture")
       => indrawn, withdrawn -- (tending to reserve or introspection; "a quiet indrawn man")
          Also See-> backward#2; inhibited#1; restrained#2; undemonstrative#1

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