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res·er·va·tion

 (rĕz′ər-vā′shən)
n.
1. The act of reserving; a keeping back or withholding: the reservation of the right to use the property.
2.
a. A limiting qualification, condition, or exception: accepted with the reservation that she would have to leave early.
b. often reservations A doubt or misgiving: has reservations about the proposal.
3. A tract of land set apart by the federal government for a special purpose, especially one for the use of a Native American people.
4. An arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance, as in a hotel or restaurant or on an airplane.

res′er·va′tion·ist n.

reservation

(ˌrɛzəˈveɪʃən)
n
1. the act or an instance of reserving
2. something reserved, esp hotel accommodation, a seat on an aeroplane, in a theatre, etc
3. (often plural) a stated or unstated qualification of opinion that prevents one's wholehearted acceptance of a proposal, claim, statement, etc
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an area of land set aside, esp (in the US) for Native American peoples
5. (Automotive Engineering) Brit the strip of land between the two carriageways of a dual carriageway
6. the act or process of keeping back, esp for oneself; withholding
7. (Law) law a right or interest retained by the grantor in property granted, conveyed, leased, etc, to another: a reservation of rent.

res•er•va•tion

(ˌrɛz ərˈveɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of keeping back, withholding, or setting apart.
2. the act of making an exception or qualification.
3. an exception or qualification: to accept something with inner reservations.
4. a tract of public land set apart for a special purpose, as for the use of an American Indian people.
5. an arrangement to secure accommodations, as at a restaurant or on a plane.
6. the record kept or assurance given of such an arrangement.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French]

reservation

The stated qualification by a nation that describes the part of a standardization agreement that it will not implement or will implement only with limitations. See also implementation; ratification; subscription.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reservation - a district that is reserved for particular purposereservation - a district that is reserved for particular purpose
administrative district, administrative division, territorial division - a district defined for administrative purposes
Indian reservation - a reservation set aside for the use of Indians
preserve - a reservation where animals are protected
2.reservation - a statement that limits or restricts some claim; "he recommended her without any reservations"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
fine print, small print - the part of a contract that contains reservations and qualifications that are often printed in small type; "don't sign a contract without reading the fine print"
weasel word - an equivocal qualification; a word used to avoid making an outright assertion
3.reservation - an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedlyreservation - an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, uncertainty - the state of being unsure of something
4.reservation - the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group); "wondered who had made the booking"
employment, engagement - the act of giving someone a job
5.reservation - the written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance
agreement, understanding - the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"
6.reservation - something reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.)
prearrangement - something arranged in advance
upgrade - a reservation that is improved; "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full"
7.reservation - the act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion
preservation, saving - the activity of protecting something from loss or danger

reservation

noun
1. (often plural) doubt, reluctance, scepticism, qualms, scruples, demur, hesitancy Their demands were met with some reservation.
2. booking, advance booking, prior arrangements He went to the desk to make a reservation.
3. reserve, territory, preserve, homeland, sanctuary, tract, enclave a Navaho Indian from a North American reservation
without reservation unreservedly, completely, totally, fully, entirely, wholly, implicitly, categorically, unconditionally, in every respect, without reserve, without demur men whose work I admire without reservation

reservation

noun
1. A restricting or modifying element:
Informal: string (often used in plural).
2. A feeling of uncertainty about the fitness or correctness of an action:
3. Public land kept for a special purpose:
Translations
حَجْزحَجْز مكان أو مَقْعَدشَك، تَحَفُّظأرْض مَحْمِيَّهتـَحَفُّظ
rezervacerezervovánívýhradazdrženlivost
reservationtvivlbookingreservat
epäilyvaraus
rezervacija
foglalásfoglaltszobafoglalás
bókun, pöntunefasemdpöntun; e-î frátekiîverndarsvæîi
予約懸念
예약
rezervovanie
rezervacija
bokning
การจองการจองล่วงหน้า
sự đặt chỗsự e dè

reservation

[ˌrezəˈveɪʃən]
A. N
1. (= booking) → reserva f; (= seat) → plaza f reservada; (= table in restaurant) → mesa f reservada
to make a reservation in a hotelreservar una habitación en un hotel
2. (= doubt) → reserva f, duda f
I had reservations about ittenía ciertas dudas sobre ese punto
with certain reservationscon ciertas reservas
to accept sth without reservationaceptar algo sin reserva
3. (in contract) → salvedad f; (in argument) → distingo m
4. (= area of land) → reserva f
5. (on road) → mediana f, franja f central
see also central C
B. CPD reservation desk N (Brit) (in airport, hotels etc) → mostrador m de reservas (US) (= hotel reception desk) → recepción f

reservation

[ˌrɛzərˈveɪʃən] n
(= booking) → réservation f
I've got a reservation for two nights → J'ai une réservation pour deux nuits.
to make a reservation → faire une réservation
I'd like to make a reservation for this evening → J'aimerais faire une réservation pour ce soir.
(= doubt) → réserve f
to have reservations about sth → avoir des réserves sur qch, avoir des réserves à propos de qch
with reservations [recommend, accept] → avec certaines réserves
without reservation [condemn, recommend, welcome] → sans réserve
(= protected area) → réserve f
(British) (also central reservation) → terre-plein mreservation desk ncomptoir m des réservations

reservation

n
(= qualification of opinion)Vorbehalt m; (Philos) → Mentalreservation f (spec); without reservationohne Vorbehalt, vorbehaltlos; with reservationsunter Vorbehalt(en); to have reservations about somebody/somethingBedenken in Bezug auf jdn/etw haben
(= booking)Reservierung f; to make a reservation at the hotel/on the boatein Zimmer im Hotel/einen Platz auf dem Schiff reservieren lassen; how many reservations did you make?für wie viele Personen haben Sie reservieren lassen?; to have a reservation (for a room)ein Zimmer reserviert haben
(= area of land)Reservat nt, → Reservation f; (central) reservation (Brit: on motorway) → Mittelstreifen m

reservation

[ˌrɛzəˈveɪʃn] n
a. (booking) → prenotazione f
to make a reservation → prenotare, fare una prenotazione
b. (doubt) → riserva
without reservation → senza riserve
with reservations → con le dovute riserve
c. (area of land) → riserva (Brit) (Aut) (also central reservation) → spartitraffico m inv

reserve

(rəˈzəːv) verb
1. to ask for or order to be kept for the use of a particular person, often oneself. The restaurant is busy on Saturdays, so I'll phone up today and reserve a table.
2. to keep for the use of a particular person or group of people, or for a particular use. These seats are reserved for the committee members.
noun
1. something which is kept for later use or for use when needed. The farmer kept a reserve of food in case he was cut off by floods.
2. a piece of land used for a special purpose eg for the protection of animals. a wild-life reserve; a nature reserve.
3. the habit of not saying very much, not showing what one is feeling, thinking etc; shyness.
4. (often in plural) soldiers, sailors etc who do not belong to the regular full-time army, navy etc but who are called into action when needed eg during a war.
ˌreserˈvation (rezə-) noun
1. the act of reserving. the reservation of a room.
2. something (eg a table in a restaurant) which has been reserved. Have you a reservation, Sir?
3. a doubt.
4. a piece of land set aside for a particular purpose. an Indian reservation in the United States.
reˈserved adjective
not saying very much; not showing what one is feeling, thinking etc. a reserved manner.
have/keep etc in reserve
to have or keep (something) in case or until it is needed. If you go to America please keep some money in reserve for your fare home.

reservation

تـَحَفُّظ, حَجْز rezervace, výhrada reservation Buchung, Vorbehalt κράτηση reserva epäily, varaus réservation rezervacija prenotazione 予約, 懸念 예약 boeking, twijfel bestilling, reservasjon rezerwacja reserva заказ bokning การจอง, การจองล่วงหน้า kuşku, rezervasyon sự đặt chỗ, sự e dè 保留, 预约
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The disposition of these vast sums by gentlemen wearing patched breeches awakened no sense of the ludicrous, nor did any doubt, reservation, or contingency enter into the plans of the charming enthusiasts themselves.
Therefore, the common usage is to take in all sail; lash the helm a'lee; and then send every one below to his hammock till daylight, with the reservation that, until that time, anchor-watches shall be kept; that is, two and two for an hour, each couple, the crew in rotation shall mount the deck to see that all goes well.
He had not expected the reservation on his side to be met so composedly by a reservation on hers.
It was a hard day, that day of being among them, with the first reservation of their joint lives on his mind.
I search my breast, and I commit its secrets, if I know them, without any reservation to this paper.
To this, as to an Introduction, the reader is referred, as expressing author's purpose and opinions in undertaking this species of composition, under the necessary reservation, that he is far from thinking he has attained the point at which he aimed.
Sea Catch had just finished his forty-fifth fight one spring when Matkah, his soft, sleek, gentle-eyed wife, came up out of the sea, and he caught her by the scruff of the neck and dumped her down on his reservation, saying gruffly: "Late as usual.
I made this choice perhaps with some unconscious reservation, for I neither gave up the house in Soho, nor destroyed the clothes of Edward Hyde, which still lay ready in my cabinet.
A prince is also respected when he is either a true friend or a downright enemy, that is to say, when, without any reservation, he declares himself in favour of one party against the other; which course will always be more advantageous than standing neutral; because if two of your powerful neighbours come to blows, they are of such a character that, if one of them conquers, you have either to fear him or not.
Everything supplied an amusement to the high glee of William's mind, and he was full of frolic and joke in the intervals of their higher-toned subjects, all of which ended, if they did not begin, in praise of the Thrush, conjectures how she would be employed, schemes for an action with some superior force, which (supposing the first lieutenant out of the way, and William was not very merciful to the first lieutenant) was to give himself the next step as soon as possible, or speculations upon prize-money, which was to be generously distributed at home, with only the reservation of enough to make the little cottage comfortable, in which he and Fanny were to pass all their middle and later life together.
Well, I would accept the view but with one reservation.
The first, closeness, reservation, and secrecy; when a man leaveth himself without observation, or without hold to be taken, what he is.