alphabet

Spare

Definition of spare:

part of speech: verb

To use in a frugal or saving manner; use rarely; as, spare the rod; part with without inconvenience; refuse to punish; treat leniently; as, to spare the feelings.

part of speech: verb

To use frugally; do without; save from anything; grant.

part of speech: adjective

Thin or lean; scanty; held in reserve; as, a spare room; more than enough; as, spare cash.

part of speech: adjective

Sparing: frugal scanty: lean: superfluous.

part of speech: verb

To use frugally: to do without: to save from any use: to withhold from: to treat tenderly: to part with willingly.

part of speech: noun

SPARENESS.

part of speech: adjective

Frugal; scanty; lean; superfluous.

part of speech: verb

To be frugal; forbear.

part of speech: verb

To be frugal: to forbear: to be tender: to forgive.

part of speech: verb

To live frugally or cheaply; forbear or forgive.

part of speech: verb

To use frugally.

Usage examples for spare:

Word of the day

Duality

The state or quality of being twofold; division into two. ...

more