Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
spare part, sparenoun
an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
fifth wheel, sparenoun
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, 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
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, spareadjective
lacking in amplitude or quantity
"a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
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
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 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
use frugally or carefully
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preserve (from any thing dreaded)
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How to use spare in a sentence?
No-one can know with confidence how much spare capacity there is in the economy or what the sustainable growth rate ... will be looking forward, any rule needs to be defined in the knowledge that our estimates of these things may change.
During most of my scientific career I have been very interested in the problems of the implications of science and of the social responsibility of the scientist, i Eric Burhop have devoted most of my spare time activities since the end of the war to this purpose.
His primary motive in pleading guilty today was to spare the children who would testify the trauma (and) the embarrassment.
In a counter-intuitive way, the market is showing persistent tightness whereas coal demand is falling in most parts of the world, we think the current rally is overshooting, in a similar way as prices overshot on the way down in January 2016. It is not fueled by a genuine increase in demand but rather by a short- to medium-term delay for spare supply capacity to adjust to demand.
There isn't a lot of spare capacity in the world. If we lose a million bpd of output from Venezuela and Iran in the fourth quarter, where will all these barrels come from? We are in for higher prices for longer.
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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