reserva

See also: reservá and réserva

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

reserva f (plural reserves)

  1. reserve

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

reservā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of reservō

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

reserva f (plural reservas)

  1. reserve (the act of reserving, or keeping back)
  2. reserve (that which is reserved as for future use)
  3. reserve (unexploited natural resource)
  4. reserve (tract of land reserved, or set apart, for a particular purpose)
  5. reserve (tract of land reserved for aboriginal people)
  6. (military) reserve (body of troops in the rear of an army)
  7. booking (a reservation for a service, such as accommodation in an hotel)
  8. stockpile (supply for future use)

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

reserva m, f (plural reservas)

  1. (sports) reserve (player who does not participate from the start of the game)

VerbEdit

reserva

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of reservar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of reservar

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /reˈserba/, [reˈserβa]
  • Hyphenation: re‧ser‧va

NounEdit

reserva f (plural reservas)

  1. reservation, booking (arrangement by which accommodation or transport arrangements are secured in advance)
    Los agentes de viajes cancelaron todas las reservas para el vuelo de la tarde.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    Synonym: reservación
  2. a reserve, reservation, preserve, sanctuary (area protected for a specific reason)
    • 2005, Martin Gardner (translated by Luis Bou Garcia), Huevos, nudos y otras mistificaciones matemáticas, page 74:
      Esta reserva de aire es importante, porque el embrión la utiliza para hinchar sus pulomes por primera vez y puede morir si no existe.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  3. reserve (for game or hunting)
  4. (military) reserve (armed forces in non-active duty)
  5. (sports) reserve (part of the team that doesn't start)
  6. reserve, supply, stock, stockpile, store, standby (something saved for future use)
  7. pool (e.g. talent pool, gene pool, pool of experts, pool of available workers)
  8. secrecy (i.e. discretion, confidence)
  9. (formal) caveat
    Synonym: advertencia

Usage notesEdit

Reserva is the exclusive word for "reservation" or "booking" in Spain. In many Latin American countries, however, they use both reserva and reservación.

HyponymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • sin reservas (unreservedly, wholeheartedly, without reservation, without reserve, without qualification; unqualified, unreserved, unmodified)
  • a reserva de (subject to)
  • de reserva (reserve, standby, backup) (adj.)

VerbEdit

reserva

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of reservar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of reservar.