Definition of SPARES

noun : SPARES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls ;

verb : SPARES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) save or relieve from an experience or action; "I'll spare you from having to apologize formally" ;

  • 4. (

    ) use frugally or carefully ;

Adjective : SPARES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise" ;

  • 2. (

    ) more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare room"; "supernumerary ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the needy" ;

  • 3. (

    ) not taken up by scheduled activities; "a free hour between classes"; "spare time on my hands" ;

  • 4. (

    ) kept in reserve especially for emergency use; "a reserve supply of food"; "a spare tire"; "spare parts" ;

  • 5. (

    ) lacking in magnitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet" ;


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