Words that Rhyme with reserve
1 Syllable Words
curve, d'oeuvre, herve, irv, irve, merv, mirv, nerve, oeuvre, serv, serve, swerve, verve
2 Syllable Words
conserve, deserve, hors-d-oeuvre, observe, preserve, proserv, unnerve
3 Syllable Words
Definitions of reserve
v. t. To keep back; to retain; not to deliver, make over, or disclose.
v. t. Hence, to keep in store for future or special use; to withhold from present use for another purpose or time; to keep; to retain.
v. t. To make an exception of; to except.
n. The act of reserving, or keeping back; reservation.
n. That which is reserved, or kept back, as for future use.
n. That which is excepted; exception.
n. Restraint of freedom in words or actions; backwardness; caution in personal behavior.
n. A tract of land reserved, or set apart, for a particular purpose; as, the Connecticut Reserve in Ohio, originally set apart for the school fund of Connecticut; the Clergy Reserves in Canada, for the support of the clergy.
n. A body of troops in the rear of an army drawn up for battle, reserved to support the other lines as occasion may require; a force or body of troops kept for an exigency.
n. Funds kept on hand to meet liabilities.