reservation[ rez-er-vey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF reservation
Synonyms for reservation
- fine print
- grain of salt
Antonyms for reservation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RESERVATION
He arose, and told his tale without duplicity or reservation.
The story that suicide is wrong and immoral is, like other things, to be taken with reservation.
And he's eat everything that's chewable on the reservation already.
This was another statement Harley had accepted with a good deal of reservation.
There was not a single prisoner brought back to the reservation.
And so late in 1872 Cochise and his people came back to the reservation.
There had been no reservation in her declaration of affection.
“We are still on the Delaware Indian reservation,” replied his uncle.
Of course it is meant without any reservation, and so I take it.
He has the whole of the breeds on the reservation under his thumb.
late 14c., "act of reserving," from Old French reservation (14c.) and directly from Late Latin reservationem (nominative reservatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin reservare (see reserve (n.)). Mental sense is from c.1600. U.S. sense "tract of public land set aside for some special use" is recorded from 1789, originally in reference to the Six Nations in New York State. Meaning "act or fact of engaging a room, a seat, etc." is from 1904, originally American English.