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Synonyms for spare
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes
save, afford, grant, reserve, do without, husband, economize, retain, save, grudge, discard, omit, forbear, withhold, refrain, abstain
spend, squander, waste, lavish, scatter, expend, pour, indulge, vent
scanty, unplentiful, inabundant, meagre, economical, frugal, stinted, restricted, parsimonious, niggardly, chary, superfluous, disposable, available, lean, thin, ill-conditioned
ample, plentiful, abundant, profuse, liberal, unrestricted, generous, bountiful, unsparing, unstinted, unbounded, available, well-conditioned
Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote
spare part, sparenoun
an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
fifth wheel, spare part
necessary, ample, decorated, fat, adorned, occupied
fifth wheel, sparenoun
an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
deadwood, fifth wheel, spare part
decorated, fat, occupied, ample, necessary, adorned
a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls
fifth wheel, spare part
fat, ample, necessary, decorated, occupied, adorned
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
occupied, ample, necessary, fat, decorated, adorned
excess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplusadjective
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
fat, ample, adorned, decorated, necessary, occupied
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
adorned, ample, decorated, occupied, necessary, fat
kept in reserve especially for emergency use
"a reserve supply of food"; "a spare tire"; "spare parts"
excess, unornamented, plain, bare(a), superfluous, surplus, redundant, unembellished, free, supererogatory, bare, scanty, supernumerary, extra, trim
fat, necessary, ample, decorated, adorned, occupied
bare(a), scanty, spareadjective
lacking in amplitude or quantity
"a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
necessary, fat, ample, occupied, decorated, adorned
plain, bare, spare, unembellished, unornamentedverb
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
decorated, necessary, ample, fat, adorned, occupied
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
necessary, ample, occupied, adorned, fat, decorated
save or relieve from an experience or action
"I'll spare you from having to apologize formally"
give up, save, part with, dispense with
fat, adorned, occupied, necessary, ample, decorated
spare, give up, part with, dispense withverb
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
fat, decorated, necessary, ample, occupied, adorned
use frugally or carefully
give up, save, part with, dispense with
necessary, decorated, occupied, adorned, ample, fat
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
reserve, save, lay by, lay aside, set apart, set aside
dispense with, do without, part with
withhold from, keep from
preserve (from any thing dreaded)
be frugal, be parsimonious
forbear, refrain, be scrupulous
be lenient, be merciful, be tender
scanty, sparing, not abundant, not plentiful
lean, meagre, thin, poor, lank, gaunt, skinny, scraggy, raw-boned
superfluous, supernumerary, not used, not wanted
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes
forbear, refrain, be merciful
PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes
List of paraphrases for "spare":
alternate, parts, sparing, replacement, alternative, save, pieces, stand-by, free, standby, reserve, replenishment
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How to use spare in a sentence?
He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself.
Above all things, be not made an ass to carry the burdens of other men if any friend desire thee to be his surety, give him a part of what thou has to spare if he presses thee further, he is not thy friend at all.
If you want to build a very durable, long-lasting vehicle that doesn't waste a lot of spare parts, that can be in conflict with a vehicle that has a bunch of advanced sensors on it.
Usually it is relatively easy to get a pistol or anything up to an assault rifle, but it is much harder to get an RPG (rocket-propelled grenade) or a machine gun or the boring things like spare parts for the above. You actually need to have a proper war for these sorts of things to become available and, lo and behold, you have a proper war.
As for my personal perception, I am not ashamed before the citizens who voted for me, all these eight years I worked like a galley slave, to spare no effort. I am happy with the results.
Translations for spare
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- nadbytečný, náhradníCzech
- sparen, schlankGerman
- de repuestoSpanish
- laiha, säästäväinen, vara, niukka, ylimääräinenFinnish
- épargner, rechangeFrench
- a bharrachdScottish Gaelic
- скудный, запасной, умеренный, лишнийRussian
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