reserve judgment

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of reserve judgment

:to postpone making a judgment or decision
  • I will reserve judgment until I know the full story.

Word by Word Definitions

reserve play
  1. : to hold in reserve : keep back

  2. : to set aside (part of the consecrated elements) at the Eucharist for future use

  3. : to retain or hold over to a future time or place : defer

  1. : something reserved or set aside for a particular purpose, use, or reason: such as

  2. : a military force withheld from action for later decisive use

  3. : forces not in the field but available

judgment play
  1. : the process of forming an opinion or evaluation by discerning and comparing

  2. : an opinion or estimate so formed

  3. : the capacity for judging : discernment


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