Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of sparing | Another word for sparing | What is sparing?

Definition 1: avoiding waste - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sparing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an economical meal
  • an economical shopper
  • a frugal farmer
  • a frugal lunch
  • a sparing father and a spending son
  • sparing in their use of heat and light
  • stinting in bestowing gifts
  • thrifty because they remember the great Depression
  • `scotch' is used only informally

Synonyms for sparing in the sense of this definition

(sparing is similar to ...) careful and diligent in the use of resources

(sparing is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

More words

Another word for sparidae

Another word for sparid fish

Another word for sparid

Another word for sparge pipe

Another word for sparge

Another word for sparingly

Another word for spark

Another word for spark advance

Another word for spark arrester

Another word for spark chamber


Other word for spark chamber

spark chamber meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce spark chamber