What are some alternative words for spare?

Synonyms for sparespɛər

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term spare.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spare part, spare(noun)

    an extra component of a machine or other apparatus

    Synonyms:
    fifth wheel, spare, spare part

    Antonyms:
    necessary, ample, decorated, fat, adorned, occupied

  2. fifth wheel, spare(noun)

    an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle

    Synonyms:
    deadwood, fifth wheel, spare, spare part

    Antonyms:
    decorated, fat, occupied, ample, necessary, adorned

  3. spare(adj)

    a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls

    Synonyms:
    fifth wheel, spare part

    Antonyms:
    fat, ample, necessary, decorated, occupied, adorned

  4. spare, trim(adj)

    thin and fit

    "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"

    Synonyms:
    unembellished, surplus, supererogatory, well-kept, tailored, scanty, spare, unornamented, extra, free, plain, redundant, supernumerary, superfluous, excess, clean-cut, trim, bare(a), shipshape, bare, trig

    Antonyms:
    occupied, ample, necessary, fat, decorated, adorned

  5. excess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus(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"

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, senseless, surplus, unembellished, supererogatory, scanty, spare, otiose, wasted, pleonastic, unornamented, extra, free, plain, redundant, supernumerary, excess, purposeless, additional, tautological, special, tautologic, trim, bare(a), bare, pointless

    Antonyms:
    fat, ample, adorned, decorated, necessary, occupied

  6. spare, free(adj)

    not taken up by scheduled activities

    "a free hour between classes"; "spare time on my hands"

    Synonyms:
    unembellished, gratis(p), surplus, supererogatory, detached, costless, scanty, complimentary, loose, unornamented, extra, free, devoid, plain, redundant, supernumerary, superfluous, destitute, barren, excess, spare, gratuitous, innocent, trim, bare(a), bare, liberal

    Antonyms:
    adorned, ample, decorated, occupied, necessary, fat

  7. spare(adj)

    kept in reserve especially for emergency use

    "a reserve supply of food"; "a spare tire"; "spare parts"

    Synonyms:
    excess, unornamented, plain, bare(a), superfluous, surplus, redundant, unembellished, free, supererogatory, bare, scanty, supernumerary, extra, trim

    Antonyms:
    fat, necessary, ample, decorated, adorned, occupied

  8. bare(a), scanty, spare(adj)

    lacking in amplitude or quantity

    "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"

    Antonyms:
    necessary, fat, ample, occupied, decorated, adorned

  9. plain, bare, spare, unembellished, unornamented(verb)

    lacking embellishment or ornamentation

    "a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete"

    Synonyms:
    evident, spare, bare(a), unpatterned, supernumerary, unmixed, bleak, redundant, unornamented, superfluous, free, au naturel(p), bare, patent, surplus, stark, excess, simple(a), homely, trim, unmingled, stripped, desolate, supererogatory, mere(a), unvarnished, extra, sheer, apparent, plain, nude, unsheathed, unfinished, barren, manifest, scanty, naked, marginal, unembellished, unmistakable

    Antonyms:
    decorated, necessary, ample, fat, adorned, occupied

  10. spare, save(verb)

    refrain from harming

    Synonyms:
    save up, relieve, deliver, keep open, bring through, keep, spare, redeem, economize, dispense with, part with, salve, salvage, carry through, give up, pull through, lay aside, write, make unnecessary, hold open, preserve, save, economise

    Antonyms:
    necessary, ample, occupied, adorned, fat, decorated

  11. spare(verb)

    save or relieve from an experience or action

    "I'll spare you from having to apologize formally"

    Synonyms:
    give up, save, part with, dispense with

    Antonyms:
    fat, adorned, occupied, necessary, ample, decorated

  12. spare, give up, part with, dispense with(verb)

    give up what is not strictly needed

    "he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey"

    Synonyms:
    spare, allow, abandon, forfeit, vacate, release, give up, resign, save, forgo, kick, throw in, surrender, part with, fall by the wayside, lay off, waive, throw overboard, dispense with, cede, stop, relinquish, throw in the towel, deliver, cease, chuck up the sponge, renounce, discontinue, drop out, free, drop by the wayside, forego, quit, foreswear

    Antonyms:
    fat, decorated, necessary, ample, occupied, adorned

  13. spare(verb)

    use frugally or carefully

    Synonyms:
    give up, save, part with, dispense with

    Antonyms:
    necessary, decorated, occupied, adorned, ample, fat

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spare(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    reserve, save, lay by, lay aside, set apart, set aside

  2. spare(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    dispense with, do without, part with

  3. spare(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    withhold, omit, forbear

  4. spare(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    withhold from, keep from

  5. spare(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    give, grant, afford, allow, give up

  6. spare(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    preserve (from any thing dreaded)

  7. spare(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be frugal, be parsimonious

  8. spare(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    forbear, refrain, be scrupulous

  9. spare(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be lenient, be merciful, be tender

  10. spare(a.)

    Synonyms:
    scanty, sparing, not abundant, not plentiful

  11. spare(a.)

    Synonyms:
    lean, meagre, thin, poor, lank, gaunt, skinny, scraggy, raw-boned

  12. spare(a.)

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, supernumerary, not used, not wanted


Translations for spare

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for spare »

Translation

Find a translation for the spare synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Images & Illustrations of spare

     Images & Illustrations of spare Images & Illustrations of spare Images & Illustrations of spare

Discuss these spare synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"spare." Synonyms.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 17 Feb. 2018. <https://www.synonyms.net/synonym/spare>.

Are we missing a good synonym for spare?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for spare:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.