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Synonyms for spare
spɛərspare

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. spare part, sparenoun

    an extra component of a machine or other apparatus

    Synonyms:
    fifth wheel, spare part

    Antonyms:
    necessary, ample, decorated, fat, adorned, occupied

  2. fifth wheel, sparenoun

    an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle

    Synonyms:
    deadwood, fifth wheel, spare part

    Antonyms:
    decorated, fat, occupied, ample, necessary, adorned

  3. spareadjective

    a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls

    Synonyms:
    fifth wheel, spare part

    Antonyms:
    fat, ample, necessary, decorated, occupied, adorned

  4. spare, trimadjective

    thin and fit

    "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"

    Synonyms:
    unembellished, surplus, supererogatory, well-kept, tailored, scanty, unornamented, extra, free, plain, redundant, supernumerary, superfluous, excess, clean-cut, trim, bare(a), shipshape, bare, trig

    Antonyms:
    occupied, ample, necessary, fat, decorated, adorned

  5. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    fat, ample, adorned, decorated, necessary, occupied

  6. spare, freeadjective

    not taken up by scheduled activities

    "a free hour between classes"; "spare time on my hands"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    adorned, ample, decorated, occupied, necessary, fat

  7. spareadjective

    kept in reserve especially for emergency use

    "a reserve supply of food"; "a spare tire"; "spare parts"

    Synonyms:
    excess, unornamented, plain, bare(a), superfluous, surplus, redundant, unembellished, free, supererogatory, bare, scanty, supernumerary, extra, trim

    Antonyms:
    fat, necessary, ample, decorated, adorned, occupied

  8. bare(a), scanty, spareadjective

    lacking in amplitude or quantity

    "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"

    Antonyms:
    necessary, fat, ample, occupied, decorated, adorned

  9. plain, bare, spare, unembellished, unornamentedverb

    lacking embellishment or ornamentation

    "a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    decorated, necessary, ample, fat, adorned, occupied

  10. spare, saveverb

    refrain from harming

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    necessary, ample, occupied, adorned, fat, decorated

  11. spareverb

    save or relieve from an experience or action

    "I'll spare you from having to apologize formally"

    Synonyms:
    give up, save, part with, dispense with

    Antonyms:
    fat, adorned, occupied, necessary, ample, decorated

  12. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    fat, decorated, necessary, ample, occupied, adorned

  13. spareverb

    use frugally or carefully

    Synonyms:
    give up, save, part with, dispense with

    Antonyms:
    necessary, decorated, occupied, adorned, ample, fat

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. spareverb

    Synonyms:
    reserve, save, lay by, lay aside, set apart, set aside

  2. spareverb

    Synonyms:
    dispense with, do without, part with

  3. spareverb

    Synonyms:
    withhold, omit, forbear

  4. spareverb

    Synonyms:
    withhold from, keep from

  5. spareverb

    Synonyms:
    give, grant, afford, allow, give up

  6. spareverb

    Synonyms:
    preserve (from any thing dreaded)

  7. spareverb

    Synonyms:
    be frugal, be parsimonious

  8. spareverb

    Synonyms:
    forbear, refrain, be scrupulous

  9. spareverb

    Synonyms:
    be lenient, be merciful, be tender

  10. spareadjective

    Synonyms:
    scanty, sparing, not abundant, not plentiful

  11. spareadjective

    Synonyms:
    lean, meagre, thin, poor, lank, gaunt, skinny, scraggy, raw-boned

  12. spareadjective

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, supernumerary, not used, not wanted

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. spareadjective

    Synonyms:
    thin, lean, poor, gaunt, meager, lank, superfluous

  2. spareverb

    Synonyms:
    forbear, refrain, be merciful

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#118122supernumerary
#119547unvarnished
#125327economize
#147271shipshape
#148311purposeless
#151832costless
#156902tautological
#178624chary
#219582unsheathed
#226840niggardly
#282766economise

How to use spare in a sentence?

  1. Stanislaw Koziej:

    It's also about defense infrastructure, bases with supplies, fuel, spare parts, weapons and so on, we would like the decisions at the next(NATO) summit to go in that direction.

  2. Ali Miremadi:

    They are not in a position to mark these things down and sell them off because they don't have the capital to spare and it's not clear where the next capital injection will come from, really, they have no choice but to sit there and wait for them to unwind.

  3. You Can:

    Prince Harry tells Oprah that every time Prince Harry'd be on a flight returning to London, Prince Harry was triggered because of what had happened to Prince Harry growing up there, i found Harry's revelation about being triggered every time Prince Harry was about to touch down in London again so striking. Of course, Prince Harry was born into a family where … as the proverbial ‘ spare ’ one would think that he would have more freedom to be the architect of his destiny than William, whose destiny was set from the day he was born.

  4. Max Mayfield:

    I wanted to go to bed that night knowing we had done as much as we could to spare lives.

  5. Randolph:

    Spare not, nor spend too much, be this thy care, Spare but to spend, and only spend to spare. Who spends too much may want, and so complain; But he spends best that spares to spend again.


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