What does the word reserved mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Reservedly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Reservedness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Distant in manner; undemonstrative.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Retained; kept back.

Usage examples for reserved

  1. The heavy emphasis upon this subject should be reserved for the later grades of the elementary school. – What the Schools Teach and Might Teach by John Franklin Bobbitt
  2. A disconcerting directness he reserved for the embarrassment of his friends. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  3. She had reserved her judgment, however, until her niece should explain, and the opportunity for a quiet talk had come upon the third morning after their arrival. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
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