Definition of reserved word in English:

reserved word

Syllabification: re·served word


A word in a programming language that has a fixed meaning and cannot be redefined by the programmer.
More example sentences
  • Well, in addition to scanning for offensive strings, some names contain reserved words, or keywords goes the theory.
  • It's common to reuse components, so once found, they're saved as handy property values on the klass object-class is a reserved word in JavaScript.
  • If we don't want this behavior, we can make a variable local to a function by preceding it with the reserved word typeset.

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