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spare
n. a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls
fifth wheel, spare
n. an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
spare part, spare
n. an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
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spare
v. use frugally or carefully
dispense with, part with, give up, spare
v. give up what is not strictly needed; "he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey"
save, spare
v. refrain from harming
spare
v. save or relieve from an experience or action; "I'll spare you from having to apologize formally"
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unornamented, unembellished, spare, bare, plain
adj. lacking embellishment or ornamentation; "a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete"
bare, spare, scanty
adj. lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
trim, spare
adj. thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"
supererogatory, surplus, supernumerary, superfluous, spare, redundant, extra, excess
adj. 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"
spare
adj. kept in reserve especially for emergency use; "a reserve supply of food"; "a spare tire"; "spare parts"
free, spare
adj. not taken up by scheduled activities; "a free hour between classes"; "spare time on my hands"
spare
adj. kept in reserve especially for emergency use; "a reserve supply of food"; "a spare tire"; "spare parts"
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spare
v. use frugally or carefully
preserve, save
v. to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
preserve, save
v. to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
book, hold, reserve
v. arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance; "reserve me a seat on a flight"; "The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family"; "please hold a table at Maxim's"
book, hold, reserve
v. arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance; "reserve me a seat on a flight"; "The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family"; "please hold a table at Maxim's"
dispense with, part with, give up, spare
v. give up what is not strictly needed; "he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey"
shelter
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
scarce
adj. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought"
thin, sparse
adj. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
free
adj. able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice"
free
adj. able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice"
adscititious
adj. supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing; "adscititious vowels"
little, small
adj. limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group"
patent
adj. (of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage; "patent ductus arteriosus"
plain
adj. not elaborate or elaborated; simple; "plain food"; "stuck to the plain facts"; "a plain blue suit"; "a plain rectangular brick building"
supplementary, supplemental, subsidiary, auxiliary
adj. functioning in a supporting capacity; "the main library and its auxiliary branches"
scant, short, light
adj. less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
lean
adj. containing little excess; "a lean budget"; "a skimpy allowance"
skimpy, lean
adj. containing little excess; "a lean budget"; "a skimpy allowance"
scotch, stinting, sparing, frugal, economical
adj. avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"
Spartan
adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people
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take off, set out, set off, set forth, start out, start, part, depart
v. leave; "The family took off for Florida"
exiguous
adj. extremely scanty; "an exiguous budget"
hardscrabble
adj. barely satisfying a lower standard; "the sharecropper's hardscrabble life"
paltry, miserable, measly
adj. contemptibly small in amount; "a measly tip"; "the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief"; "a paltry wage"; "almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans"
anorectic, anorexic
adj. suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin
bladed
adj. composed of thin flat plates resembling a knife blade; "bladed arsenopyrite"
wasted, skeletal, pinched, haggard, gaunt, emaciated, cadaverous, bony
adj. very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
flat, compressed
adj. flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
sunken-eyed, hollow-eyed, deep-eyed
adj. characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver
svelte, slim, slight, slender
adj. being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street"
lanky, gangly, gangling
adj. tall and thin
spindly, lank
adj. long and lean
rawboned
adj. having a lean and bony physique; "a rawboned cow hand"
twiglike, twiggy
adj. thin as a twig
scarecrowish
adj. resembling a scarecrow in being thin and ragged; "a forlorn scarecrowish figure"
skinny
adj. of or relating to or resembling skin
shrivelled, shrunken, shriveled
adj. reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity; "our shriveled receipts during the storm"; "as the project wore on she found her enthusiasm shriveled"; "the dollar's shrunken buying power"
wasp-waisted, slim-waisted, slender-waisted
adj. having a small waist
spindle-shanked, spindle-legged
adj. having long slender legs
wiry
adj. of hair that resembles wire in stiffness; "wiry red hair"
wisplike, wispy
adj. thin and weak; "a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet"- Edmund Wilson
wizen, shrivelled, wizened, withered, shrunken, shriveled
adj. lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness; "the old woman's shriveled skin"; "he looked shriveled and ill"; "a shrunken old man"; "a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie; "he did well despite his withered arm"; "a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair"
inessential
adj. not absolutely necessary
inessential
adj. not absolutely necessary
supererogatory, surplus, supernumerary, superfluous, spare, redundant, extra, excess
adj. 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"
uncalled-for, needless, gratuitous
adj. unnecessary and unwarranted; "a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life"
uncalled-for, needless, gratuitous
adj. unnecessary and unwarranted; "a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life"
spare
adj. kept in reserve especially for emergency use; "a reserve supply of food"; "a spare tire"; "spare parts"
relinquished
adj. that has been withdrawn or retreated from
uninhabited, deserted
adj. not having inhabitants; not lived in; "an uninhabited island"; "gaping doors of uninhabited houses"
free
adj. not occupied or in use; "a free locker"; "a free lane"
untenanted, unoccupied
adj. not leased to or occupied by a tenant; "an unoccupied apartment"; "very little unclaimed and untenanted land"
enough, decent, adequate
adj. sufficient for the purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough"
bare, marginal
adj. just barely adequate or within a lower limit; "a bare majority"; "a marginal victory"
comfortable
adj. sufficient to provide comfort; "a comfortable salary"
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sufficient
adj. of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant; "sufficient food"
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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