Reserve

The World's Largest Free and Online Legal Dictionary.

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Reserve

Meaning of Reserve

As a verb, to hold back for a future use; set aside. As a noun refers to the fund set aside as a reserve to cover uncollectible accounts.

Financial Definition of Reserve

An accounting entry that properly reflects the contingent liabilities.

Synonyms of Reserve

verb

  • accumulate
  • amass
  • bank
  • bespeak
  • cache
  • create a fund
  • deposit
  • earmark
  • except
  • garner
  • hide
  • hoard
  • hold
  • hold back
  • keep
  • keep back
  • keep in reserve
  • keep on hand
  • lay away
  • maintain
  • preselect
  • preserve
  • put aside
  • reponere
  • retain
  • save
  • set apart
  • set aside
  • shelve
  • stock pile
  • store
  • store away
  • store up
  • withhold Associated Concepts: reserve an interest
  • reserve one's rights

noun

  • assets
  • cache
  • conservation
  • copia
  • depository
  • fund
  • means
  • provision
  • resource
  • resources
  • savings
  • stock
  • store
  • storehouse
  • supply
  • Associated Concepts: accumulated reserve
  • held in reserve
  • insurance reserve
  • legal reserve
  • minimum reserves
  • premium reserve
  • reserve funds
  • reserve valve
  • reserved powers

Related Entries of Reserve in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Reserve in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Reserve in Historical Law

You might be interested in the historical meaning of this term. Browse or search for Reserve in Historical Law in the Encyclopedia of Law.

For more information about Historical Law definitions, see Historical Definitions in the Encyclopedia of Law. For more information about Historical Law Books and Legal Documents, see Legal Encyclopedia of Historical Books and Documents and Legal Encyclopedia of Books and Documents of the 20th Century.

Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

Search for legal acronyms and/or abbreviations containing Reserve in the Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms Dictionary. The Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms Dictionary entries include explanations of the context of abbreviations or acronyms as well as the direct meaning.

Related Legal Terms

You might be also interested in these legal terms:

Mentioned in these terms

Agency By Estoppel, Appointment, Power Of, Employer, F.R.S., Reservation, Trade Usage, Trust.

Cite this entry

Legal Citations Generator
(2013, 05). Reserve legaldictionary.lawin.org Retrieved 08, 2014, from http://legaldictionary.lawin.org/reserve
"Reserve" legaldictionary.lawin.org. 05 2013. 08 2014 <http://legaldictionary.lawin.org/reserve>
"Reserve" legaldictionary.lawin.org. legaldictionary.lawin.org, 05 2013. Web. 08 2014. <http://legaldictionary.lawin.org/reserve>
"Reserve" legaldictionary.lawin.org. 05, 2013. Accesed 08 2014. http://legaldictionary.lawin.org/reserve
Asian Law, 'Reserve' (legaldictionary.lawin.org 2013) <http://legaldictionary.lawin.org/reserve> accesed 2014 August 21

 

This entry was last modified: May 12, 2013

Co-Authors of this Entry:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>