Definition of Reservation

  • (n.) The act of reserving, or keeping back; concealment, or withholding from disclosure; reserve.
  • (n.) Something withheld, either not expressed or disclosed, or not given up or brought forward.
  • (n.) A tract of the public land reserved for some special use, as for schools, for the use of Indians, etc.
  • (n.) The state of being reserved, or kept in store.
  • (n.) A clause in an instrument by which some new thing is reserved out of the thing granted, and not in esse before.
  • (n.) A proviso.
  • (n.) The portion of the sacramental elements reserved for purposes of devotion and for the communion of the absent and sick.
  • (n.) A term of canon law, which signifies that the pope reserves to himself appointment to certain benefices.

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