reserve

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The amount kept by the insurer in order to be able to cover all his or her debts. This term can also refer to an amount earmarked by the insurer for a specific purpose.

Use 'reserve' in a Sentence

It is always a good idea to have some spare funds in reserve just in case you ever run into an emergency.
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Before we got to the diner, we made sure to reserve a few seats for ourselves, so we would not have to wait in a line.
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I did not have enough money to pay the gentlemen so I had to go into my reserve where I kept my extra cash.
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