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reserve US English

Refrain from using or disposing of (something); retain for future use

reserve US Thesaurus

ask the library to reserve a copy for you

reserves in reserve US English

A supply of a commodity not needed for immediate use but available if required

re-serve US English

(In various sports) serve again

in reserve US English

Unused and available if required

Army Reserve US English

A volunteer force that provides a reserve of trained and disciplined military personnel for use in an emergency

game reserve US English

(Especially in Africa) a large area of land set aside for the preservation of wild animals

gold reserve US English

A quantity of gold held by a central bank to support the issue of currency

reserve bank US English

A regional bank operating under and implementing the policies of the US Federal Reserve

reserve grade US English

(In sport) a second division

reserve price US English

The price stipulated as the lowest acceptable by the seller for an item sold at auction

road reserve US English

(In town planning) an area of land set aside for potential road construction, on which buildings cannot therefore be erected

capital reserve US English

A fund or account set aside for major long-term investment projects or other anticipated expenses

Federal Reserve US English

The federal banking authority in the US that performs the functions of a central bank and is used to implement the country’s monetary policy, providing a national system of reserve cash available to banks. Created in 1913, the Federal Reserve System consists of twelve Federal Reserve Districts, each having a Federal Reserve Bank. These are controlled from Washington, DC, by the Federal Reserve Board consisting of governors appointed by the US president with Senate approval

nature reserve US English

A tract of land managed so as to preserve its flora, fauna, and physical features

reserve judgment US English

Delay the process of judging or giving one’s opinion

reserve currency US English

A strong currency widely used in international trade that a central bank is prepared to hold as part of its foreign exchange reserves

travelling stock reserve US English

An area of public land set aside for the overnight accommodation of travelling stock

reserve something for in reserve US English

Use or engage in something only in or at (a particular circumstance or time)

in reserve in reserve US English

Unused and available if required

reserve judgment in judgment US English

Delay the process of judging or giving one’s opinion

hidden reserves US English

A company’s funds that are not declared on its balance sheet

in reserve in reserve US Thesaurus

we have four generators in reserve


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