spare part, spare(noun)
an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
fifth wheel, spare(noun)
an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls
thin and fit
"the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"
unembellished, surplus, supererogatory, well-kept, tailored, scanty, unornamented, extra, free, plain, redundant, supernumerary, superfluous, excess, clean-cut, trim, bare(a), shipshape, bare, trig
excess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus(adj)
more than is needed, desired, or required
"trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare room"; "supernumerary ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the needy"
superfluous, senseless, surplus, unembellished, supererogatory, scanty, otiose, wasted, pleonastic, unornamented, extra, free, plain, redundant, supernumerary, excess, purposeless, additional, tautological, special, tautologic, trim, bare(a), bare, pointless
not taken up by scheduled activities
"a free hour between classes"; "spare time on my hands"
unembellished, gratis(p), surplus, supererogatory, detached, costless, scanty, complimentary, loose, unornamented, extra, free, devoid, plain, redundant, supernumerary, superfluous, destitute, barren, excess, gratuitous, innocent, trim, bare(a), bare, liberal
kept in reserve especially for emergency use
"a reserve supply of food"; "a spare tire"; "spare parts"
bare(a), scanty, spare(adj)
lacking in amplitude or quantity
"a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
plain, bare, spare, unembellished, unornamented(verb)
lacking embellishment or ornamentation
"a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete"
evident, bare(a), unpatterned, supernumerary, unmixed, bleak, redundant, unornamented, superfluous, free, au naturel(p), bare, patent, surplus, stark, excess, simple(a), homely, trim, unmingled, stripped, desolate, supererogatory, mere(a), unvarnished, extra, sheer, apparent, plain, nude, unsheathed, unfinished, barren, manifest, scanty, naked, marginal, unembellished, unmistakable
refrain from harming
save up, relieve, deliver, keep open, bring through, keep, redeem, economize, dispense with, part with, salve, salvage, carry through, give up, pull through, lay aside, write, make unnecessary, hold open, preserve, save, economise
save or relieve from an experience or action
"I'll spare you from having to apologize formally"
spare, give up, part with, dispense with(verb)
give up what is not strictly needed
"he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey"
allow, abandon, forfeit, vacate, release, give up, resign, save, forgo, kick, throw in, surrender, part with, fall by the wayside, lay off, waive, throw overboard, dispense with, cede, stop, relinquish, throw in the towel, deliver, cease, chuck up the sponge, renounce, discontinue, drop out, free, drop by the wayside, forego, quit, foreswear
use frugally or carefully
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preserve (from any thing dreaded)
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How to use spare in a sentence?
This surplus crude provides some relief, with OPEC's spare production buffer stretched thin as Saudi Arabia - which holds the lion's share of excess capacity - and its Gulf neighbours pump at near record rates, the shock absorber provided by oil stocks is no longer restricted to just crude. As refineries ran flat out to meet soaring demand for gasoline in top consumers the United States and China, distillate inventories ballooned as a consequence.
We were in the toughest group in the competition and once again we have qualified for the latter stages with a game to spare, our first objective was to qualify as group winners but we also wanted to show a real improvement in our play.
First it'll be the spare parts on an airplane that require replacement from time to time, like handles, it's already happening but on a smaller scale. We'll expect more interests from other sectors as well.
We have means of offense and defense, but this would spare us the need to earmark enormous resources on a permanent basis and for the long-term in the face of such threats.
A self-seeker is very clever to never miss an opportunity to picture oneself on the social media posts almost every day and some day even does share own photo with somebody by writing that s/he was with the best buddy there & would not spare even own family members in all own publicity affairs.
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- nadbytečný, náhradníCzech
- sparen, schlankGerman
- de repuestoSpanish
- ylimääräinen, niukka, vara, säästäväinen, laihaFinnish
- rechange, épargnerFrench
- a bharrachdScottish Gaelic
- лишний, умеренный, запасной, скудныйRussian
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