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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To save or free from something. Also: Kept for use when needed.

Usage examples (40)
  • Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.
  • The spare figure of a marathon runner
  • He asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey
  • I'll spare you from having to apologize formally for more
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