(adjective, verb)


1. set aside for the use of a particular person or party

Similar word(s): booked, engaged, bookable

2. marked by self-restraint and reticence

- was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion

Similar word(s): backward, undemonstrative, inhibited, aloof, distant, upstage, diffident, indrawn, withdrawn, restrained

Sentences with reserved as an adjective:

- He was a quiet, reserved person.

- I'm sorry, sir, but these are reserved seats.


1. simple past tense and past participle of reserve