Thesaurus.com
synonyms
  • definitions

sparing the rod

  • as inpamper
Relevance ranks synonyms and suggests the best matches based on how closely a synonym’s sense matches the sense you selected.
Relevance
A-Z
Length
-
+

Synonyms for sparing the rod

verb serve one's every need, whim
  • coddle
  • gratify
  • indulge
  • regale
  • spoil
  • tickle
  • baby
  • caress
  • cosset
  • dandle
  • fondle
  • humor
  • mollycoddle
  • overindulge
  • pet
  • please
  • satisfy
  • yield
  • cater to
  • spare the rod
  • spoil rotten

Antonyms for sparing the rod

  • disappoint
  • ignore
  • anger
  • deny
  • refuse
  • upset
  • be mean
  • hurt
  • neglect
  • withhold
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.