Reserved meaning

rĭ-zûrvd
Given to or marked by self-restraint and reticence.

A reserved person.

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Self-restrained in speech and manner; reticent.
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Designated as unavailable except for a certain purpose or user; kept in reserve.

A row of reserved seats near the stage.

adjective
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Kept in reserve; set apart for some purpose, person, etc.
adjective
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Simple past tense and past participle of reserve.
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The definition of reserved is saved for someone or some purpose, or is a person who doesn't share his feelings, thoughts or emotions.

When a seat is saved in the front row, this is an example of a reserved seat.

A person who doesn't share his emotions is an example of someone who would be described as reserved.

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(comparable) Slow to reveal emotion or opinions.

He was a quiet, reserved person.

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(not comparable) Set aside for the use of a particular person or party.

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

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