Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: reservation
IPA transcription: [ɹ,ɛzɚv'eɪʃən]
Pronunciations of reservation
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: reservation, reserve
    Meaning: a district that is reserved for particular purpose
  • Synonyms: reservation, qualification
    Meaning: a statement that limits or restricts some claim; "he recommended her without any reservations"
  • Synonyms: mental_reservation, reservation, arriere_pensee
    Meaning: an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
  • Synonyms: booking, reservation
    Meaning: the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group); "wondered who had made the booking"
Usage examples
  • Having made this reservation, let us pass on.
  • They lived on a Reservation by themselves away off by their lake.
  • The candlestick is yours, Miss Calhoun,--if you will repay me for my sacrifice by accepting it without reservation."
  • The first, closeness, reservation, and secrecy; when a man leaveth himself without observation, or without hold to be taken, what he is.
  • Toby wanted peace so as he could go about the Reservation buying his oils. But most of the white men wished for war, and they was angry because the President wouldn't give the sign for it.
  • He threw himself without reservation into his work, and did not think of the doom that was to overtake him, for he was possessed with his notion, and the things of this world had no power upon him.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording To Kill a Mockingbird, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Accurate News and Information Act, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Indigenous people of the Everglades region, License CC BY-SA 4.0