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Additional to what is required for ordinary use
“By the spring of 1995, two spare trading pits had been built in an industrial section of Queens.”
With no excess fat; thin
“Ellen is a small, spare woman with large dark eyes and skin as brown and dry as leather.”
Giving or sharing as little as possible
“… a man who is kind and gentle but definitely spare of speech.”
Being over and above what is necessary, or what must be used or reserved
“A question from another child revealed Mr Blunkett wishes he had more spare time.”
To avoid unnecessary waste or expense
“Can anyone spare me a couple of quid?”
Refrain from killing, injuring, or distressing
“I hoped that the rain would spare me at least until the time I reached that spot.”
To use or give out in stingy amounts
An interchangeable part or piece of equipment that is kept on hand for replacement of an original
“… we promptly replaced the burnt-out lightbulb with a spare.”
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