reserve [-d, reserving] v

OFr < L. re- + servāre, keep, save.

  1. Retain, secure, hold a place.
  2. To set aside for certain later person or purpose.
  3. To maintain, withstand.
  4. Withhold.
  5. Assuming or claiming some honor owed.
  6. Yet, still.

reserve n

See reserve, v.

  1. That which is set aside as a place or group from which to draw strength in future need.