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Definición de “spare” en inglés

spare

verb     /speər/
GIVE [T] to give time or money to someone: I have to go soon , but I can spare a few minutes . [+ two objects] Can you spare me some change ?Giving, providing and supplying
PREVENT [+ two objects] to prevent someone from having to experience something unpleasant : [often passive] I was spared the embarrassment of having to sing in front of everybody.Not punishing and reducing punishment
to spare If you have time , money , etc to spare, you have more than you need: I arrived at the station with more than an hour to spare.Too much and unnecessary
spare no effort/expense, etc to use a lot of effort / expense , etc to do something: [+ to do sth] We will spare no effort to find out who did this.Using and misusingGiving, providing and supplying
spare sb's life to not kill someone → See also spare a thought for sbNot punishing and reducing punishment
(Definition of spare verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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