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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Sparing (0.01043 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Sparing.
English → Indonesian
English → English
adj : avoiding waste; “an economical meal”
; “an economical
; “a frugal farmer”
; “a frugal lunch”
sparing father and a spending son”
; “sparing in their
use of heat and light”
; “stinting in bestowing gifts”
“thrifty because they remember the great Depression”
"`scotch' is used only informally" [syn: economical
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spared
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [AS. sparian, fr. sp[ae]r spare, sparing, saving;
akin to D. & G. sparen, OHG. spar?n, Icel. & Sw. spara, Dan.
spare See Spare
1. To use frugally or stintingly, as that which is scarce or
valuable; to retain or keep unused; to save. “No cost
would he spare.”
[Thou] thy Father's dreadful thunder didst not
He that hath knowledge, spareth his words. --Prov.
2. To keep to one's self; to forbear to impart or give.
Be pleased your plitics to spare. --Dryden.
Spare my sight the pain
Of seeing what a world of tears it costs you.
3. To preserve from danger or punishment; to forbear to
punish, injure, or harm; to show mercy to.
Spare us, good Lord. --Book of
Dim sadness did not spare
That time celestial visages. --Milton.
Man alone can whom he conquers spare. --Waller.
4. To save or gain, as by frugality; to reserve, as from some
occupation, use, or duty.
All the time he could spare from the necessary cares
of his weighty charge, he ?estowed on . . . serving
of God. --Knolles.
5. To deprive one's self of, as by being frugal; to do
without; to dispense with; to give up; to part with.
Where angry Jove did never spare
One breath of kind and temperate air. --Roscommon.
I could have better spared a better man. --Shak.
To spare one's self
(a) To act with reserve. [Obs.]
Her thought that a lady should her spare.
(b) To save one's self labor, punishment, or blame.
Spare; saving; frugal; merciful. --Bacon.
[1913 Webster] -- Spar"ing*ly
, adv. -- Spar"ing*ness