Synonyms of spare in English:
2 the company proposes to sell off spare land
surplus, surplus to requirements, superfluous, too much/many, supernumerary, excessive, in excess, going begging;
redundant, not required, unnecessary, inessential, unessential, needless, unneeded, uncalled for, dispensable, disposable, expendable, unwanted, useless;
[Antonyms] useful, required
4 a spare, bearded figure
willowy, sylphlike, svelte, lissom, graceful, snake-hipped, rangy, clean-limbed, trim, slight, slightly built, without an ounce of fat;
informalskin and bone
- British informal he'll go spare if you're latebecome very angry, become enraged, go into a rage, lose one's temperinformalgo/get mad, go crazy, go wild, see red, go bananas, hit the roof, go through the roof, go up the wall, go off the deep end, fly off the handle, blow one's top, blow a fuse/gasket, lose one's rag, go ape, flip, flip one's lid, go non-linear, go ballistic, go psychoBritish informalgo crackers, do one's nutNorth American informalflip one's wig, blow one's lid/stackvulgar slanggo apeshit
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2 animal lovers launched an appeal to spare the dog few of the men were spared by their captors
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