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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. spare: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. spare: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. spare: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. spare: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. spare: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. spare, spare, spare: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Spare, spare: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. spare: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. spare: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. spare: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. spare: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. spare: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. spare: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. spare (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. spare: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. spare: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. spare: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Spare (bowling), Spare: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Spare: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. spare: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. spare: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. spare: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. spare: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. spare: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. spare: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. spare: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. spare: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. spare: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. spare: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Spare (bowling), spare: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. spare: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Spare (bowling), spare: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. spare: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SPARE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. spare: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. spare: English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom [home, info]
  2. Spare: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. spare: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  2. Spare: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Spare: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (spare)

noun:  a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls
noun:  an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
noun:  an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
verb:  give up what is not strictly needed ("He asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey")
verb:  refrain from harming
verb:  save or relieve from an experience or action ("I'll spare you from having to apologize formally")
verb:  use frugally or carefully
adjective:  not taken up by scheduled activities ("Spare time on my hands")
adjective:  just sufficient ("The library had a spare but efficient look")
adjective:  thin and fit ("The spare figure of a marathon runner")
adjective:  kept in reserve especially for emergency use ("A spare tire")
adjective:  lacking in amplitude or quantity ("A spare diet")
adjective:  more than is needed, desired, or required ("Sleeping in the spare room")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #54110)

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