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noun as in condition, stipulation

noun as in the act of holding something, or thing held for future use

noun as in habitat for large group

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Example Sentences

They nixed the trains that usually ferry people to the fruit trees, established a one-way path through the rows, and set up a reservation system with caps on the number of pickers per hour.

From Eater

Restaurant reservations are suddenly hard to come by, as we’ve come to learn.

From Fortune

When I talked with the Times reporter, I shared my reservations about pretend empathy and then went online to give the chatbot a chance.

It’s a platform to help others without reservation or condition, and ironically, the one who benefits most is the one doing it.

Just a few months ago, Tribal governments and leaders in North Dakota were in a legal battle with the state over the passage of oppressive voter-identification laws that placed undue hardships on many Native residents living on reservations.

From Fortune

The Reservation is sovereign Indian land, and the grizzly is a sacred animal to these tribes.

The dinner guests are all customers who booked a dinner reservation through a new startup company called EatWith.

The great devotions, harsh realities, and racial tensions of reservation-edge basketball make for a riveting tale.

Here, he is telling me how basketball came to the Wind River Reservation.

Back in June, President Obama made his first visit to an Indian reservation, and he was just the third sitting president to do so.

At any rate, whatsoever that curious reservation meant, the majority of the staff were opposed to surrender.

All that a man could offer, who did not wish to be suspected of rank cowardice, he offered without reservation.

Plenty Buffalo gave little more information as the car swayed along the road that led off the reservation.

Another ten miles, on the sweep of the road toward the reservation, and the automobile was sighted.

Lowell had treated Fire Bear leniently—too leniently most of the white men near the reservation had considered.


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On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reservation, such as: doubt, restriction, skepticism, catch, circumscription, and demur.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.