spare translation English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "spare" - English-Spanish dictionary

See all translations

spare

verb /speə/
to manage without
prescindir, pasar sin
No-one can be spared from this office.
to afford or set aside for a purpose
disponer de
I can’t spare the time for a holiday.
to treat with mercy; to avoid injuring etc
perdonar
’Spare us!’ they begged.
to avoid causing grief, trouble etc to (a person)
evitar
Break the news gently in order to spare her as much as possible.
to avoid using, spending etc
escatimar
He spared no expense in his desire to help us.
to avoid troubling (a person with something); to save (a person trouble etc)
evitar
I answered the letter myself in order to spare you the bother.
sparing adjective careful or economical
frugal, económico
Try to be sparing with the saffron as it is a very expensive ingredient.
sparingly adverb
frugalmente, económicamente
Sparingly, add sugar to the mixture.
spare part noun a part for a machine etc , used to replace an identical part if it breaks etc.
pieza de repuesto, pieza de recambio
spare rib noun a rib of pork with only a small amount of meat left on it.
costilla de cerdo
(and) to spare in greater supply or quantity than is needed; extra
de sobra
I’ll go to an exhibition if I have time to spare I have enough food and to spare.
(Definition of spare from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “spare” in Spanish

Definitions of “spare” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
meme

an idea, image, video, etc. that is spread very quickly on the internet

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More