Found 3 items, similar to spare.
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English → English
n 1: an extra component of a machine or other apparatus [syn: spare part
2: an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle [syn: fifth wheel
3: a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two
adj 1: thin and fit; “the spare figure of a marathon runner”
body kept trim by exercise”
2: more than is needed, desired, or required; “trying to lose
; “found some extra change lying on the
; “yet another book on heraldry might be thought
; “skills made redundant by technological
; “sleeping in the spare room”
; “it was supererogatory of her to gloat”
“delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words”
; “extra ribs
as well as other supernumerary internal parts”
cheese distributed to the needy”
3: just sufficient; “the library had a spare but efficient
4: not taken up by scheduled activities; “a free hour between
; “spare time on my hands”
5: kept in reserve especially for emergency use; “a reserve
supply of food”
; “a spare tire”
; “spare parts”
6: lacking in amplitude or quantity; “a bare livelihood”
; “a spare diet”
v 1: refrain from harming [syn: save
2: save or relieve from an experience or action; “I'll spare
you from having to apologize formally”
3: give up what is not strictly needed; “he asked if they could
spare one of their horses to speed his journey”
[syn: give up
, part with
, dispense with
4: use frugally or carefully
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.
, a. [Compar. Sparer
; superl. Sparest
; -- not
used in all the senses of the word.] [AS. sp[ae]r sparing.
, v. t. ]
1. Scanty; not abundant or plentiful; as, a spare diet.
2. Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; chary.
He was spare, but discreet of speech. --Carew.
3. Being over and above what is necessary, or what must be
used or reserved; not wanted, or not used; superfluous;
as, I have no spare time.
If that no spare clothes he had to give. --Spenser.
4. Held in reserve, to be used in an emergency; as, a spare
anchor; a spare bed or room.
5. Lean; wanting flesh; meager; thin; gaunt.
O, give me the spare men, and spare me the great
6. Slow. [Obs. or prov. Eng.] --Grose.
1. The act of sparing; moderation; restraint. [Obs.]
Killing for sacrifice, without any spare. --Holland.
2. Parsimony; frugal use. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Poured out their plenty without spite or spare.
3. An opening in a petticoat or gown; a placket. [Obs.]
4. That which has not been used or expended.
5. (Tenpins) The right of bowling again at a full set of
pins, after having knocked all the pins down in less than
three bowls. If all the pins are knocked down in one bowl
it is a double spare; in two bowls, a single spare. For
the meaning in modern bowling, see sense 6.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
6. (Bowling) The act of knocking down all ten pins in two
bowls, which entitles the bowler to add the number of pins
knocked down in the next bowl to the score for the frame
in which the spare occurred.
, v. i.
1. To be frugal; not to be profuse; to live frugally; to be
I, who at some times spend, at others spare,
Divided between carelessness and care. --Pope.
2. To refrain from inflicting harm; to use mercy or
He will not spare in the day of vengeance. --Prov.
3. To desist; to stop; to refrain. [Obs.] --Chaucer.