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Definition 1: the act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion - [noun denoting act]

(reservation is a kind of ...) the activity of protecting something from loss or danger

Definition 2: the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where reservation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • wondered who had made the booking

Synonyms for reservation in the sense of this definition

(reservation is a kind of ...) the act of giving someone a job

Definition 3: an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for reservation in the sense of this definition

(reservation is a kind of ...) the state of being unsure of something

Definition 4: something reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.) - [noun denoting cognition]

(reservation is a kind of ...) something arranged in advance

(... is a kind of reservation ) a reservation that is improved

"I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full"

Definition 5: a statement that limits or restricts some claim - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where reservation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he recommended her without any reservations

Synonyms for reservation in the sense of this definition

(reservation is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of reservation ) 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"

(... is a kind of reservation ) an equivocal qualification; a word used to avoid making an outright assertion

Definition 6: the written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance - [noun denoting communication]

(reservation is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 7: a district that is reserved for particular purpose - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for reservation in the sense of this definition

(reservation is a kind of ...) a district defined for administrative purposes

(... is a kind of reservation ) a reservation set aside for the use of Indians

(... is a kind of reservation ) a reservation where animals are protected

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