alphabet

Spare

Antonyms for spare:

adorned, fat, chubby, necessary, plump.

Synonyms for spare:

all (adjective)

trim, free.

economical (adjective)

penurious.

exiguous (adjective)

tiny.

lank (adjective)

Fleshless.

simple (adjective)

candid, artless, terse, chaste, childlike, pure, simple, plain, austere, direct, refined, crystalline, clear, elementary, uncomplicated, unadulterated, bare, bald, innocent, unsophisticated.

supererogatory (adjective)

supererogatory.

supplementary (adjective)

auxiliary.

Sense 1

forthcoming, overcapacity, publicly, sylphlike, glut, superabundance, narrow, seasonally, superfluity, makeweight, ready-made, vacant, willowy, measly, last, ready, operate, open, available, public, collectible, obtainable, transferable, usable, hold out, freely, plethora, twiggy, going, optional, overkill, de trop, elfin, last out, appear, squeeze in, wait, slosh around, lissome, Fleshless, sinewy, accessible, all-day, traceable, weedy, put aside.

Sense 3

add-on, lanky, absolve, pity, get in.

Sense 4

lend, supplement, fit in, complement.

Sense 5

excuse, find, discharge.

Sense 6

dispense.

Sense 8

around.

Sense 9

about.

Sense 10

tight.

Sense 12

have.

pinch

economize.

refrain

abstain.

salt away

lay aside.

slim

slender.

supplementary

auxiliary.

surplus

remaining.

undecorated

simply, unadorned, plainly, functional.

well-proportioned

clean.

wheel

tire.

Sense 1 (noun)

available, going, accessible, vacant, usable, open, public.

Sense 2 (noun)

complement, overflow, addition, overcapacity, supplement, overkill, overrun.

Sense 3 (noun)

exempt, dispense, absolve, excuse, discharge.

Sense 4 (noun)

squeeze in, fit in, conserve, have, put aside, find.

Sense 7 (noun)

willowy, wiry, sinewy, dainty.

Sense 8 (noun)

loan, lend.

artifact (noun)

spare part.

fifth wheel (noun)

Deadwood.

thin (noun)

slender, lanky.

undecorated (noun)

simply, unadorned, plainly, functional.

forgive; have mercy upon (verb)

discharge, forbear, dispense, release, exempt, pity, excuse, absolve.

social (verb)

save.

Usage examples for spare:

  • Well, then, I will, to spare it him. - "The Unknown Sea", Clemence Housman.
  • If a man cannot spare an hour a day he can certainly spare a half- hour. - "Lafcadio Hearn", Nina H. Kennard.
  • I Say, Spare Nobody! - "The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow", Anna Katharine Green.

Word of the day

pabulum

nurture, chow, foodstuff, eats, meat, bread, provision, food, diet, food.

more