Definition of Sparing in English :

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Sparing meaning in English

Meaning of Sparing in English

Pronunciation of Sparing in English

Sparing pronunciation in English

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Sparing

see synonyms of sparing

Adjective

1. economical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stinting

avoiding waste

Example Sentences:
'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'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Sparing

see synonyms of sparing
adjective
1. (sometimes foll by with or of)
economical or frugal (with)
2. 
scanty; meagre
3. 
merciful or lenient

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Sparing

see synonyms of sparing
adjective
1. 
that spares
2. 
careful in spending or using; frugal
3. 
scanty or meager

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Sparing

see synonyms of sparing
adj.
1. Given to or marked by prudence and restraint in the use of material resources.
2. Deficient or limited in quantity, fullness, or extent: sparing amounts of criticism.

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