spare

All Verb Adjective
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  • He has continued painting since then, using spare time on set and at home.
  • Nevertheless he worked on the development of his ideas in his spare time.
  • My lord, why don't you spare me and let me help you lead your troops?
  • However, a lack of spare parts soon began to ground these aircraft.
  • In his spare time, he read everything that was available to him on the subject.
  • He spent his spare time playing cards with local men on the streets.
  • Spare-time education included a very broad range of educational activities at all levels.
  • In his spare time, he also designed buildings for the chief officials.
  • She had a spare pair, but they did not feel the same.
  • Earlier he had started working as an assistant in a hospital and writing stories in his spare time.
  • He began to write short stories in his spare time.
  • However, he continued his scientific education in his spare time.
  • During the revolt he did spare the lives of at least some of those individuals.
  • When he left school to become a clerk he wrote verse in his spare time.
  • Then he killed Charles to preserve his freedom and spare his daughter.
  • The studio consisted of little more than spare rooms in each of their houses, where they kept their equipment.
  • He has since worked as a landscaper and plays music only in his spare time.
  • She locked up the spare rooms and lived only in two rooms of the house.
  • According to Hall, development will continue in their spare time.
  • Houston could not spare the number of men necessary to mount a successful defense.
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Meaning of spare

  • noun A score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls
  • verb Refrain from harming
  • verb Save or relieve from an experience or action
    I'll spare you from having to apologize formally
  • verb Give up what is not strictly needed
    he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey
  • verb Use frugally or carefully