Reserved

  • 1 Reserved — Re*served ( z?rvd ), a. 1. Kept for future or special use, or for an exigency; as, reserved troops; a reserved seat in a theater. [1913 Webster] 2. Restrained from freedom in words or actions; backward, or cautious, in communicating one s… …

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  • 2 reserved — [adj1] silent, unsociable; constrained aloof, backward, bashful, cautious, ceremonious, close, close mouthed, cold*, collected, composed, conventional, cool, demure, diffident, distant, eremitic, formal, frigid, gentle, icy*, mild, misanthropic,… …

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  • 3 reserved — index diffident, discreet, formal, guarded, inarticulate, laconic, mute, noncommittal, private ( …

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  • 4 reserved — *silent, reticent, uncommunicative, taciturn, secretive, close, close lipped, closemouthed, tight lipped Analogous words: aloof, detached, uninterested, disinterested (see INDIFFERENT): *shy, diffident, modest, bashful: formal, ceremonious,… …

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  • 5 reserved — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ slow to reveal emotion or opinions. DERIVATIVES reservedly adverb reservedness noun …

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  • 6 reserved — [ri zʉrvd′] adj. 1. kept in reserve; set apart for some purpose, person, etc. 2. self restrained in speech and manner; reticent reservedly [rizʉr′vid lē] adv. reservedness n …

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  • 7 reserved — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ She seems very reserved. ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …

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  • 8 reserved — [[t]rɪzɜ͟ː(r)vd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is reserved keeps their feelings hidden. He was unemotional, quite quiet, and reserved... Even though I m quite a reserved person, I like meeting people. Syn: aloof 2) ADJ A table in a restaurant or… …

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  • 9 reserved — adjective 1 unwilling to express your emotions or talk about your problems: Ellen was a shy, reserved girl. 2 kept specially to be used by one particular person: I m sorry, but this seat s reserved. | reserved parking spaces (+ for): The front… …

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  • 10 Reserved — Reserve Re*serve (r? z?rv ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reserved}. (z?rvd );p. pr. & vb. n. {Reserving}.] [F. r[ e]server, L. reservare, reservatum; pref. re re + servare to keep. See {Serve}.] 1. To keep back; to retain; not to deliver, make over, or… …

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  • 11 reserved — adj. restrained, reticent 1) reserved about 2) reserved towards, with * * * [rɪ zɜːvd] with [ restrained, reticent ] reserved about reserved towards …

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  • 12 reserved — Set apart for a purpose or for a person, as a part of a subdivision set apart for a community theater or a suite of rooms held for a person. This word in a plat may operate, in the light of the circumstances under which it is used, to show it… …

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  • 13 reserved — reservedly /ri zerr vid lee/, adv. reservedness, n. /ri zerrvd /, adj. 1. kept or set apart for some particular use or purpose. 2. kept by special arrangement for some person: a reserved seat. 3. formal or self restrained in manner and… …

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  • 14 reserved — adjective a) Slow to reveal emotion or opinions. He was a quiet, reserved person. b) Set aside for the use of a particular person or party. Im sorry, sir, but these are reserved seats. See Also: reservedly, reservedness …

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  • 15 reserved — re|served [ rı zɜrvd ] adjective 1. ) someone who is reserved tends not to talk about or show their feelings 2. ) available to be used only by a particular person or group: reserved seats/tickets/parking …

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  • 16 reserved — adjective 1) Rodney is rather reserved Syn: reticent, quiet, private, uncommunicative, unforthcoming, undemonstrative, unsociable, formal, constrained, cool, aloof, detached, distant, remote, unapproachable, unfriendly, with …

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  • 17 reserved — adjective 1) Sewell is rather reserved Syn: uncommunicative, reticent, unforthcoming, quiet, silent, taciturn, withdrawn, secretive, shy, retiring, diffident, timid, introverted; informal stand offish 2) that table is reserved …

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  • 18 reserved — UK [rɪˈzɜː(r)vd] / US [rɪˈzɜrvd] adjective 1) available to be used only by a particular person or group reserved seats/tickets/parking 2) someone who is reserved tends not to talk about or show their feelings …

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  • 19 reserved — re|served [rıˈzə:vd US ə:r ] adj unwilling to express your emotions or talk about your problems →↑shy ▪ Ellen was a shy, reserved girl …

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  • 20 reserved — [rɪˈzɜːvd] adj 1) available to be used only by a particular person or group 2) someone who is reserved tends not to talk about or show their feelings …

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