SPARE — ТЛУМАЧЕННЯ

spare

A score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls.
An extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle.
An extra component of a machine or other apparatus.
Use frugally or carefully.
Give up what is not strictly needed. Приклади
  • He asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey.
Refrain from harming.
Save or relieve from an experience or action. Приклади
  • I'll spare you from having to apologize formally.
Lacking in amplitude or quantity. Приклади
  • A bare livelihood.
  • A scanty harvest.
  • A spare diet.
Thin and fit. Приклади
  • The spare figure of a marathon runner.
  • A body kept trim by exercise.
More than is needed, desired, or required. Приклади
  • 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.
Kept in reserve especially for emergency use. Приклади
  • A reserve supply of food.
  • A spare tire.
  • Spare parts.
Not taken up by scheduled activities. Приклади
  • A free hour between classes.
  • Spare time on my hands.
Just sufficient. Приклади
  • The library had a spare but efficient look.

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