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Alternative clues for the word spare

Room to _____

Bowling save*

Afford without a problem

Bowler's feat

Alley score



Frame score

Room to ___

Flat replacement

Lacking froufrou

Fifth wheel

Ten pins on two tries

The fifth tire


Extra, as a bedroom

Bowler's pickup

Deal gently with

Like a fifth wheel

Slash on a scorepad

Trunk item

Pass over


Have mercy on

Score with two balls

Show clemency

Fifth tire

Diagonal line, on a bowling score sheet

It can be worth up to 20 points

Success on a second attempt, of a sort

/, to a bowler

Let off

"___ me!"

Knockdown of all the pins in two bowls

Get 10 from two?

An extra component of a machine or other apparatus

An extra car wheel and tire

A score in tenpins

Knocking down all ten after rolling two balls

Alley pickup

Consolation for Randy Lightfoot

Mark for Mark Roth

Be clement

Bowling score


Bowler's consolation

Mark in bowling

Ten in two, on an alley


To retire, use this


Alley goal

Like some ribs or tires

Replacement item

Strike minus one


Tire type

Consolation for Dick Weber

Show mercy

"___ the rod . . . "

Word with time or room


Item in a trunk

Consolation for Mark Roth

Tire in the trunk

Duplicate part

Word with ribs or parts


Type of tire

Mark for Anthony

Bowling mark

Extra tire

Kind of room

It may follow a split

Word definitions for spare in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. adjective COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a spare battery (= an extra one, in case you need it ) ▪ Take a torch and spare batteries. a spare bed (= a bed for visitors to your home ) ▪ Come and stay any time – we have a spare bed. a spare key (= an extra...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Spare \Spare\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spared ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sparing .] [AS. sparian, fr. sp[ae]r spare, sparing, saving; akin to D. & G. sparen, OHG. spar?n, Icel. & Sw. spara, Dan. spare See Spare , a.] To use frugally or stintingly, as that which is scarce...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 scanty; not abundant or plentiful. n. 1 The act of sparing; moderation; restraint. 2 parsimony; frugal use. 3 An opening in a petticoat or gown; a placket. 4 That which has not been used or expended. 5 A spare part, especially a spare tire....

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"kept in reserve, not used, provided or held for extra need," late 14c., from or from the same root as spare (v.). Old English had spær "sparing, frugal." Also compare Old Norse sparr "(to be) spared." In reference to time, from mid-15c.; sense of "lacking...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. an extra component of a machine or other apparatus [syn: spare part ] an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle [syn: fifth wheel ] a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Spare may refer to: Spare (bowling) Austin Osman Spare Spare part (logistics) Spare tire Spare rib Spare bus driver