spare translate 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

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

Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More