Definition Spare

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Definition

to spare: to save; to avoid
verb
Here are some common expressions which use to spare:

Please spare me the details. I don't want to know everything that happened.
Can you spare some change? Do you have any money you can give me?
We have no time to spare. We absolutely must leave now or we'll miss the bus.
Please spare yourself the trouble of being nice to me. You don't have to be nice, so treat me how you want.

to spare some time (to do sthg): to make some time, to find a moment (to do sthg)
verb

(a) spare (part): (an) additional, excess (part)
adjective
a spare tire a replacement tire, an extra tire (for the wheel of a car or bicycle)

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