Associations to the word «Reservation»


RESERVATION, noun. The act of reserving, withholding or keeping back.
RESERVATION, noun. Something that is withheld or kept back.
RESERVATION, noun. A limiting qualification (often used in the plural).
RESERVATION, noun. (US) A tract of land set apart by the US government for the use of a Native American people; Indian reservation (compare Canadian reserve).
RESERVATION, noun. An arrangement by which accommodation or transport arrangements are secured in advance.
RESERVATION, noun. (UK) The area which separates opposing lanes of traffic on a divided motorway.
RESERVATION, noun. (India) The setting aside of a certain percentage of vacancies in government institutions for members of backward and underrepresented communities (defined primarily by caste and tribe).

Dictionary definition

RESERVATION, noun. A district that is reserved for particular purpose.
RESERVATION, noun. A statement that limits or restricts some claim; "he recommended her without any reservations".
RESERVATION, noun. An unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly.
RESERVATION, noun. The act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group); "wondered who had made the booking".
RESERVATION, noun. The written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance.
RESERVATION, noun. Something reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.).
RESERVATION, noun. The act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion.

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.