reserve

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. restriction, qualification; restraint, caution, reticence, dignity; store, stock. See silence, modesty, economy, taciturnity.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A portion kept against emergencies]
Syn. savings, insurance, resources, reserved funds, store, stock, provisions, assets, supply, hoard, backlog, nest egg, cache, stockpile, something for a rainy day*.
2. [Calmness]
Syn. reticence, restraint, constraint, backwardness, modesty, unresponsiveness, uncommunicativeness, caution, inhibition, coyness, demureness, aloofness, formality, remoteness, guardedness.
3. [A reserve player]
Syn. substitute, second-string player, alternate, sub*, second-stringer*, bench polisher*, scrub*.
4. [Unexpected fund]
Syn. sinking fund, funded reserve, government securities, negotiable bonds, floating assets; see also resources , wealth 1 .
5. [Land set apart for a special purpose]
Syn. preserve, reservation, sanctuary; see park 1 , refuge 1 .
in reserve,
Syn. reserved, withheld, set aside, kept back, withdrawn, out of circulation, in stock, in store, in readiness, waiting, ready, kept back, kept aside, saved; see also kept 2 , reserved 2 .
v.
1. [To save]
Syn. store up, set aside, put away; see maintain 3 , save 3 , store .
2. [To retain]
Syn. keep, possess, have; see hold 1 , own 1 .
3. [To engage ahead of time]
Syn. book, bespeak, arrange for; see hire 1 , maintain 3 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. store cache, savings, *nest egg, stockpile, backlog, reservoir, *ace in the hole, *something for a rainy day.
2. quietness silence, self-restraint, aloofness, reticence, shyness, inhibition, guardedness, distance, coolness.
II
v.
1. save hold, hoard, store, stockpile, lay up, stash, *keep for a rainy day, conserve, *squirrel away.
2. book retain, secure, engage.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To have and maintain in one's possession: hold, hold back, keep, keep back, retain, withhold. See KEEP. 2. To cause to be set aside, as for one's use, in advance: bespeak, book, engage. See GET. II noun 1. A supply stored or hidden for future use: backlog, cache, hoard, inventory, nest egg, reservoir, stock, stockpile, store, treasure. Slang: stash. See COLLECT. 2. The keeping of one's thoughts and emotions to oneself: control, restraint, reticence, self-control, self-restraint, taciturnity, uncommunicativeness. See RESTRAINT. 3. Public land kept for a special purpose: preserve, reservation. See TERRITORY. III adjective Used or held in reserve: auxiliary, backup, emergency, secondary, standby, supplemental, supplementary. See INCREASE.

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