What does the word reserve mean?

  • In life insurance, the funds devoted to the payment of death claims, being the receipts from the net premiums with the interest earned thereon.

Usage examples for reserve

  1. " I might have thought the question embarrassing from any one else, but I can speak to you without reserve of these matters. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  2. She could see, by the expression of his eyes, that he was on the point of saying something, but was held back by some fighting sensation, perhaps by some reserve. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  3. I never with the sword could open hearts Against me closed in hatred's cold reserve. – The Maid of Orleans A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller

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