Sparing Synonyms & Definitions

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• SparingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Spare; saving; frugal; merciful.
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Spare

• SparDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To To supply or equip with spars, as a vessel.
  2. (v. t.) Formerly, a piece of timber, in a general sense; -- still applied locally to rafters.
  3. (n.) A contest at sparring or boxing.
  4. (n.) A movement of offense or defense in boxing.
  5. (v. i.) To contest in words; to wrangle.
  6. (n.) An old name for a nonmetallic mineral, usually cleavable and somewhat lustrous; as, calc spar, or calcite, fluor spar, etc. It was especially used in the case of the gangue minerals of a metalliferous vein.
  7. (v. t.) The bar of a gate or door.
  8. (v. i.) To use the fists and arms scientifically in attack or defense; to contend or combat with the fists, as for exercise or amusement; to box.
  9. (v. t.) To bolt; to bar.
  10. (v. i.) To strike with the feet or spurs, as cocks do.
  11. (v. t.) A general term any round piece of timber used as a mast, yard, boom, or gaff.

• SpareDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) Parsimony; frugal use.
  2. (v. i.) To desist; to stop; to refrain.
  3. (v. t.) Held in reserve, to be used in an emergency; as, a spare anchor; a spare bed or room.
  4. (v. i.) To be frugal; not to be profuse; to live frugally; to be parsimonious.
  5. (v. t.) Slow.
  6. (v. t.) Being over and above what is necessary, or what must be used or reserved; not wanted, or not used; superfluous; as, I have no spare time.
  7. (n.) The act of sparing; moderation; restraint.
  8. (v. t.) Scanty; not abundant or plentiful; as, a spare diet.
  9. (v. t.) Lean; wanting flesh; meager; thin; gaunt.
  10. (a.) To save or gain, as by frugality; to reserve, as from some occupation, use, or duty.
  11. (a.) To keep to ones self; to forbear to impart or give.
  12. (n.) That which has not been used or expended.
  13. (a.) To preserve from danger or punishment; to forbear to punish, injure, or harm; to show mercy to.
  14. (a.) To deprive ones self of, as by being frugal; to do without; to dispense with; to give up; to part with.
  15. (n.) An opening in a petticoat or gown; a placket.
  16. (a.) To use frugally or stintingly, as that which is scarce or valuable; to retain or keep unused; to save.
  17. (v. i.) To refrain from inflicting harm; to use mercy or forbearance.
  18. (n.) The right of bowling again at a full set of pins, after having knocked all the pins down in less than three bowls. If all the pins are knocked down in one bowl it is a double spare; in two bowls, a single spare.
  19. (v. t.) Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; chary.