What does sparing mean?

Definitions for sparingˈspɛər ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sparing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. economical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stinting(adj)

    avoiding waste

    "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"


  1. sparing(Adjective)

    prudent and restrained in the use of resources; careful, economical or frugal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sparing

    of Spare

  2. Sparing(adj)

    spare; saving; frugal; merciful

Anagrams for sparing »

  1. parings

  2. parsing

  3. rasping


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sparing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sparing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pierre Corneille:

    Love is a tyrant sparing none.

  2. Hesiod:

    Man's chiefest treasure is a sparing tongue.

  3. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges:

    As I said before, we are sparing no efforts to bring any and all those responsible to justice.

  4. Marc Demers:

    We applaud the concerted efforts of everyone helping out on site who are sparing no energy to come to the assistance of the flood victims; however, considering all possible impacts on Laval residents' safety and their belongings, we are declaring a local state of emergency today in order to make sure that no resources will be neglected to provide all help requested.

  5. Anees Chagpar:

    When patients opt for immediate reconstruction, the cosmetic results tend to be superior, as a skin-sparing procedure is performed which preserves the skin envelope and the shape for the plastic surgeons to fill, for some women, there is also the psychological advantage of never being completely flat, which is important for their body image and feeling of femininity.

Images & Illustrations of sparing

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