Translation of "spare" - English-Italian dictionary


adjective uk /speər/ us /speər/

B1 If something is spare, it is extra and not being used.

in più, di ricambio, di riserva
a spare bedroom una camera in più
a spare tyre una ruota di ricambio
spare cash soldi in più
spare time

A2 time when you are not working

tempo libero
I enjoy gardening in my spare time. Mi piace fare il giardinaggio nel mio tempo libero.
verb uk /speər/ us /speər/ present participle sparing, past tense and past participle spared

to give time or money to someone

dare, prestare
I have to go soon, but I can spare a few minutes. Fra poco devo andare ma ti posso dedicare alcuni minuti.
noun uk /speər/ us /speər/

an extra thing that is not being used, and that can be used instead of a part that is broken, lost, etc.

pezzo di ricambio

(Translation of “spare” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)