Definitions of spare

The word spare uses 5 letters:aeprs.

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a. - To use frugally or stintingly, as that which is scarce or valuable; to retain or keep unused; to save. 2

a. - To keep to one's self; to forbear to impart or give. 2

a. - To preserve from danger or punishment; to forbear to punish, injure, or harm; to show mercy to. 2

a. - To save or gain, as by frugality; to reserve, as from some occupation, use, or duty. 2

a. - To deprive one's self of, as by being frugal; to do without; to dispense with; to give up; to part with. 2

v. i. - To be frugal; not to be profuse; to live frugally; to be parsimonious. 2

v. i. - To refrain from inflicting harm; to use mercy or forbearance. 2

v. i. - To desist; to stop; to refrain. 2

v. t. - Scanty; not abundant or plentiful; as, a spare diet. 2

v. t. - Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; chary. 2

v. t. - 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. 2

v. t. - Held in reserve, to be used in an emergency; as, a spare anchor; a spare bed or room. 2

v. t. - Lean; wanting flesh; meager; thin; gaunt. 2

v. t. - Slow. 2

n. - The act of sparing; moderation; restraint. 2

n. - Parsimony; frugal use. 2

n. - An opening in a petticoat or gown; a placket. 2

n. - That which has not been used or expended. 2

n. - 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. 2

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