spare[ spair ]SEE DEFINITION OF spare
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPARE
Spare me not, therefore, my dear friend, whenever you think me in the least faulty.
We employed our spare time in gymnastics, in turning, and in rambles.
For her part, she was busy and could not spare time to gossip.
Touching the moneys, there is enough and to spare until we reach Montaubon.
Alleyne, you will come with me, and lead a spare horse by the bridle.
In any case it may want to make a noise more than to spare your feelings.
There are trees and to spare over yonder, but we have scarce leisure to make for them.
I rejoice to hear that she now wishes to spare her father, but—you will pardon me, Burke?
They telegraphed from New York that we were to spare no expense; and we haven't.
So says I to myself: 'I'll help Mr. Yates to spare no expense.
Old English sparian "to refrain from harming, to allow to go free," from the source of Old English spær "sparing, frugal," from Proto-Germanic *sparaz (cf. Old Frisian sparia, Old Norse spara, Old High German sparon "to spare"). Meaning "to dispense from one's own stock" is recorded from early 13c. Related: Spared; sparing.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SPARE
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- ride out on rail
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- on the rims
- the limit
- too much
- too much of a good thing