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adjective. ['ˈfɛdɝəl, ˈfɛdrəl'] national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units.
- fédéral (French)
Rhymes with Federal Reserve
verb. ['rɪˈzɝːv, riːˈzɝːv'] hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency.
- keep back
verb. ['rɪˈzɝːv, riːˈzɝːv'] give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause.
- set aside
- text edition
- trade edition
adjective. being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War.
- special agent
- general agent
noun. ['rɪˈzɝːv, riːˈzɝːv'] formality and propriety of manner.
noun. ['rɪˈzɝːv, riːˈzɝːv'] an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced.
- bench warmer
- pinch hitter
noun. ['rɪˈzɝːv, riːˈzɝːv'] something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose.
- reserve account
- reserve fund
verb. ['rɪˈzɝːv, riːˈzɝːv'] obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance.
- book up
noun. any federal law-enforcement officer.
- federal agent
- slave state
noun. ['rɪˈzɝːv, riːˈzɝːv'] the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary.