If you attempt to use a reserved word, you receive a COBCH0666 ("Reserved word used as data name or unknown data description qualifier") COBOL syntax error.
To continue to use the reserved word as a data name, you can:
See Compiler Directives in the product Help.
Your RM/COBOL source program may contain the following lines of code:
.... 03 sort pic 99. .... move 1 to sort
If you submit this to Visual COBOL, you will receive an error because the SORT verb is reserved. However, if you specify the REMOVE"SORT" Compiler directive when you submit this source program, you will not receive the error.