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RESERVATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reservation mean? 

RESERVATION (noun)
  The noun RESERVATION has 7 senses:

1. a district that is reserved for particular purpose
2. a statement that limits or restricts some claim
3. an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
4. the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)
5. the written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance
6. something reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.)
7. the act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion

  Familiarity information: RESERVATION used as a noun is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


RESERVATION (noun)


Sense 1reservation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A district that is reserved for particular purpose

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

reservation; reserve

Hypernyms ("reservation" is a kind of...):

administrative district; administrative division; territorial division (a district defined for administrative purposes)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "reservation"):

indian reservation (a reservation set aside for the use of Indians)

preserve (a reservation where animals are protected)


Sense 2reservation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A statement that limits or restricts some claim

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

reservation; qualification

Context example:

he recommended her without any reservations

Hypernyms ("reservation" is a kind of...):

statement (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "reservation"):

fine print; small print (the part of a contract that contains reservations and qualifications that are often printed in small type)

weasel word (an equivocal qualification; a word used to avoid making an outright assertion)


Sense 3reservation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

arriere pensee; mental reservation; reservation

Hypernyms ("reservation" is a kind of...):

doubt; doubtfulness; dubiety; dubiousness; incertitude; uncertainty (the state of being unsure of something)


Sense 4reservation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

booking; reservation

Context example:

wondered who had made the booking

Hypernyms ("reservation" is a kind of...):

employment; engagement (the act of giving someone a job)


Sense 5reservation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("reservation" is a kind of...):

agreement; understanding (the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises)


Sense 6reservation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("reservation" is a kind of...):

prearrangement (something arranged in advance)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "reservation"):

upgrade (a reservation that is improved)


Sense 7reservation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("reservation" is a kind of...):

preservation; saving (the activity of protecting something from loss or danger)


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