Res`er`va´tion   Pronunciation: r?z`?r-v?´sh?n
n.1.The act of reserving, or keeping back; concealment, or withholding from disclosure; reserve.
With reservation of an hundred knights.
- Shak.
Make some reservation of your wrongs.
- Shak.
2.Something withheld, either not expressed or disclosed, or not given up or brought forward.
3.A tract of the public land reserved for some special use, as for schools, for the use of Indians, etc.
4.The state of being reserved, or kept in store.
5.(Law) A clause in an instrument by which some new thing is reserved out of the thing granted, and not in esse before.
6.(Eccl.) The portion of the sacramental elements reserved for purposes of devotion and for the communion of the absent and sick.
7.an agreement to have some space, service or other acommodation, as at a hotel, a restaurant, or on a public transport system, held for one's future use; also, the record or receipt for such an agreement, or the contractual obligation to retain that accommodation; as, a hotel reservation; a reservation on a flight to Dallas; to book a reservation at the Ritz.
Mental reservation
the withholding, or failing to disclose, something that affects a statement, promise, etc., and which, if disclosed, would materially change its import.
Noun1.reservation - a district that is reserved for particular purpose
Synonyms: reserve
2.reservation - a statement that limits or restricts some claim; "he recommended her without any reservations"
Synonyms: qualification
3.reservation - an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
4.reservation - the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group); "wondered who had made the booking"
Synonyms: booking
5.reservation - the written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance
6.reservation - something reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.)
7.reservation - the act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion

RESERVATION, contracts. That part of a deed or other instrument which reserves a thing not in esse at the time of the grant, but newly created. 2 Hill. Ab. 359; 3 Pick. R. 272; It differs from an exception. (q.v.) See 4 Vern. 622; Brayt. R. 230; 9 John. R. 73; 20 John, R. 87; 3 Ridg. P. C. 402; Co. Litt. 43 a; 2 Tho Co. Litt. 412

Indian reservation, allowance, appointment, archives, area, arrangement, bank, bespeaking, bird sanctuary, booking, briefing, cession, circumscription, concession, condition, demur, demurral, demurrer, employment, engagement, exception, exemption, extenuating circumstances, forest preserve, game reserve, grain of salt, grant, hedge, hedging, hesitancy, hesitation, hiring, holding back, library, mental reservation, modification, museum, national forest, national park, paradise, park, plot, preengagement, preserve, provision, proviso, qualification, qualm, region, reluctance, reserve, retainment, reticence, salvo, sanctuary, scruple, section, special case, special treatment, specialness, specification, state forest, stipulation, store, string, strings, taking on, term, terms, territory, tract, waiver, wilderness preserve, wildlife preserve, withholding
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Reservatio non debet esse de proficuis ipsis quia ea conceduntur
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