Definition of reservation
- answered without reservation
- agreed, but with reservations
We made dinner reservations at the restaurant for 6 o'clock.
I have a hotel reservation.
My only reservation about buying the car was its high price.
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: an arrangement to have something (such as a room, table, or seat) held for your use at a later time
: a feeling of doubt or uncertainty about something
: an area of land in the U.S. that is kept separate as a place for Native Americans to live
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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