Definitions of reservation

  1. an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
  2. a district that is reserved for particular purpose
  3. the act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion
  4. something reserved in advance ( as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.)
  5. the written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance
  6. The act of reserving, or keeping back; concealment, or withholding from disclosure; reserve.
  7. Something withheld, either not expressed or disclosed, or not given up or brought forward.
  8. A tract of the public land reserved for some special use, as for schools, for the use of Indians, etc.
  9. The state of being reserved, or kept in store.
  10. A clause in an instrument by which some new thing is reserved out of the thing granted, and not in esse before.
  11. A proviso.
  12. The portion of the sacramental elements reserved for purposes of devotion and for the communion of the absent and sick.
  13. A term of canon law, which signifies that the pope reserves to himself appointment to certain benefices.
  14. A holding back, or hiding; anything held back or concealed; a keeping back for oneself of a right or interest; as, the reservation of all rights in a published work; a withholding of full acceptance or agreement; as, to make a mental reservation; public land kept for some special use; as, an Indian reservation.
  15. The act of reserving or keeping back: the withholding from a statement of a word or clause necessary to convey its real meaning: something withheld: a clause, proviso, or limitation by which something is reserved: public land reserved in the U. S. for certain purposes; as military reservations, Indian reservations.
  16. Act of reserving; something reserved.
  17. A tract of land reserved, as for an Indian tribe.
  18. The act of reserving or keeping back; reserve; something kept back; a clause by which something is reserved. Mental reservation, the withholding or failing to disclose something which, if stated, would materially alter an asseveration.