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I am always begging them to spare me this chasing after men.
Joan Leslie

Meaning of "to spare" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO SPARE

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WHAT DOES TO SPARE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to spare in the English dictionary

The definition of to spare in the dictionary is more than is required.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO SPARE

to rights
to rule sb with a high hand
to save one´s life
to say nothing of
to say the least
to show sb the ropes
to sing from the same song sheet
to someone´s face
to sow gapeseed
to sow your oats
to speak of
to spill your guts
to start with
to take a pounding
to take soundings
to take steps to do sth
to take the high road
to take vows
to take years off sb
to take your full holiday entitlement

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO SPARE

are
aware
care
childcare
compare
fare
hardware
health care
intercompare
malware
mare
on the square
overprepare
pare
prepare
rare
share
software
spare
unprepare

Synonyms and antonyms of to spare in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TO SPARE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «to spare» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of to spare

Translation of «to spare» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TO SPARE

Find out the translation of to spare to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of to spare from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «to spare» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de sobra
570 millions of speakers

English

to spare
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्षमा करने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لتجنيب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пощадить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

para poupar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খালি রাখা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à épargner
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

untuk ganti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zu ersparen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

惜しまする
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

여유
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo nyisakke
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

để phụ tùng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விடாது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काढणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yedek olmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

per risparmiare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oszczędzić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пощадити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de rezervă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

για ανταλλακτικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

te spaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

att skona
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

til overs
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of to spare

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO SPARE»

The term «to spare» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.634 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TO SPARE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «to spare» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «to spare» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about to spare

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10 QUOTES WITH «TO SPARE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word to spare.
1
Lysette Anthony
I was sent to boarding school at the age of ten. I think Mummy was trying to protect me in her own way, trying to spare me living through the day-to-day reality of her illness.
2
Dorothy Atkinson
If I have half an hour to spare, I just have to hit the shops. And I can get overexcited.
3
Kim Campbell
Some of you may have been hoping that today I would speak about Lucien Bouchard's latest economic theories. But I have decided to spare him for the time being: after all, he is a man.
4
Charles W. Chesnutt
There's time enough, but none to spare.
5
George Armstrong Custer
I appeal to you as a soldier to spare me the humiliation of seeing my regiment march to meet the enemy and I not share its dangers.
6
Finley Peter Dunne
There ain't any news in being good. You might write the doings of all the convents of the world on the back of a postage stamp, and have room to spare.
7
Hulagu Khan
If you wish to spare yourself and your venerable family, give heed to my advice with the ear of intelligence. If you do not, you will see what God has willed.
8
Joan Leslie
I am always begging them to spare me this chasing after men.
9
John Moody
The States which form the northern border of the United States westward from the Great Lakes to the Pacific coast include an area several times larger than France and could contain ten Englands and still have room to spare.
10
Raymond Moody
No doubt many people have the feeling that to talk about death at all is, in effect, to conjure it up mentally, to bring it closer in such a way that one has to face up to the inevitability of one's own eventual demise. So, to spare ourselves this psychological trauma, we decide just to try to avoid the topic as much as possible.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO SPARE»

Discover the use of to spare in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to spare and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Not a Nickel to Spare: The Great Depression Diary of Sally ...
Today's readers might be surprised to know that there were people in Toronto who prided themselves on being part of The Swastika Club. A map, photographs and documents provide a visual context for the story.
Perry Nodelman, 2007
2
Speed to Spare: Beyer Speed Figures Uncovered
Provides advice on using the Beyer Speed Figures published in the "Daily Racing Form" to identify winning horses at the race track.
Joe Cardello, 2003
3
Millions to Spare
Identifying with your captor is one thing.
Barbara Dunlop, 2014
4
Vectors to Spare: The Life of an Air Traffic Controller
Conveys the flavor of the job of aerial cop, describing arrogant pilots, boom-lowering supervisors, career politics, & actual crashes & near misses. Both enjoyable and informative to read... Brenlove is such a skilled writer.
Milovan S. Brenlove, 1993
5
Greatness to Spare: The Heroic Sacrifices of the Men Who ...
Discusses the contributions made by the signers of the Declaration of Independence and their impact on United States history
T. R. Fehrenbach, 1999
6
Strikes to Spare: A Collection of Short Stories
Strikes to Spare A girl who is a champion collegiate bowler has dreams of being on the pro-tour; but she faces the dilemma.
Ernie Gabrielson, 2010
7
Five Minutes to Spare, Extracts on Varied Subjects
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.
John Guard, 2010
8
An English and Danish Dictionary ...
To SPARE, rv. a. atsþare; shaa'te. I To spare ones money, at * sparzsnt pmger. I To spare sor nothing, atshare ingen ling. Pro-u. To spare at the spigot, and let it run out os the bungholt', atspare paashi/lingm ag lade d'aleren fart. 1 To spare a  ...
Andreas Berthelson, 1754
9
To Spank Or Not to Spank
... all confessed 17 Chapter One: To Spare or Not to Spare Part One: Sparing the Rod.
John Rosemond, 1994
10
Encyclopaedia Londinensis
Taylor. I SPARANISI, a town in the north-west of the kingdom ' of Naples, in the Terra di Lavoro, with 1500 inhabitants. SPARAXIS. See IXIA. To SPARE, *0. a. []~ pap1an, Saxon; spaeren, Dutch; espargne, French.] To use frugally; not to waste;  ...
John Wilkes, 1828

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« EDUCALINGO. To spare [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/to-spare>. Jun 2021 ».
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