reserve

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

reserve

noun

Definition of RESERVE

2
a collection of things kept available for future use or need <our fuel reserves are low>
3
a person or thing that takes the place of another <when the first brigade fell back in retreat, the commander sent out the reserves to try to hold the line of battle>
4
an interchangeable part or piece of equipment that is kept on hand for replacement of an original <don't throw that extra bike chain away, as I want to keep it as a reserve in case the current one breaks>
Synonyms extra, reserve
Near Antonyms archetype, original, prototype

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