reserveverb [ T ]uk /rɪˈzɜːv/ us /rɪˈzɝːv/
- I'm awfully sorry, but we've forgotten to reserve you a table.
- Could I reserve two seats for tomorrow evening's performance?
- I've come to collect my tickets - I reserved them by phone yesterday in the name of Tremin.
- "Had you forgotten about our anniversary?" "Certainly not! I've reserved a table at Michel's restaurant for this evening."
- The worst of her criticism was reserved for journalists, photographers and others of their ilk.
reserve noun (SHY BEHAVIOUR)
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reserve noun (KEEPING)
reserve noun (AREA OF LAND)
reserve noun (EXTRA PERSON)
reserve noun (DOUBT)
reserve noun (LOWEST PRICE)
A rare Stradivarius violin failed to reach its reserve price (= no one offered to pay it) when put up for auction on Tuesday.
We set/put a reserve of €500 on the picture.