5 letter word starting with spa

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
spaad noun A kind of spar; earth flax, or amianthus.
space noun Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects conceivable and possible., Place, having more or less extension; room., A quantity or portion of extension; distance from one thing to another; an interval between any two or more objects; as, the space between two stars or two hills; the sound was heard for the space of a mile., Quantity of time; an interval between two points of time; duration; time., A short time; a while., Walk; track; path; course., A small piece of metal cast lower than a face type, so as not to receive the ink in printing, — used to separate words or letters., The distance or interval between words or letters in the lines, or between lines, as in books., One of the intervals, or open places, between the lines of the staff., To walk; to rove; to roam., To arrange or adjust the spaces in or between; as, to space words, lines, or letters.
spade noun A hart or stag three years old., A castrated man or beast., An implement for digging or cutting the ground, consisting usually of an oblong and nearly rectangular blade of iron, with a handle like that of a shovel., One of that suit of cards each of which bears one or more figures resembling a spade., A cutting instrument used in flensing a whale., To dig with a spade; to pare off the sward of, as land, with a spade.
spado noun Same as Spade, 2., An impotent person.
spaed imp. & past participle of Spae
spahi noun Alt. of Spahee
spaid noun See 1st Spade.
spake imp. of Speak., of Speak
spaky adjective Specky.
spale noun A lath; a shaving or chip, as of wood or stone., A strengthening cross timber.
spall noun The shoulder., A chip or fragment, especially a chip of stone as struck off the block by the hammer, having at least one feather-edge., To break into small pieces, as ore, for the purpose of separating from rock., To reduce, as irregular blocks of stone, to an approximately level surface by hammering., To give off spalls, or wedge-shaped chips; — said of stone, as when badly set, with the weight thrown too much on the outer surface.
spalt noun Spelter., Liable to break or split; brittle; as, spalt timber., Heedless; clumsy; pert; saucy., To split off; to cleave off, as chips from a piece of timber, with an ax.
spane verb t. To wean.
spang verb t. To spangle., To spring; to bound; to leap., A bound or spring., A spangle or shining ornament.
spank verb t. To strike, as the breech, with the open hand; to slap., A blow with the open hand; a slap., To move with a quick, lively step between a trot and gallop; to move quickly.
spare adjective To use frugally or stintingly, as that which is scarce or valuable; to retain or keep unused; to save., To keep to one’s self; to forbear to impart or give., To preserve from danger or punishment; to forbear to punish, injure, or harm; to show mercy to., To save or gain, as by frugality; to reserve, as from some occupation, use, or duty., To deprive one’s self of, as by being frugal; to do without; to dispense with; to give up; to part with., To be frugal; not to be profuse; to live frugally; to be parsimonious., To refrain from inflicting harm; to use mercy or forbearance., To desist; to stop; to refrain., Scanty; not abundant or plentiful; as, a spare diet., Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; chary., Being over and above what is necessary, or what must be used or reserved; not wanted, or not used; superfluous; as, I have no spare time., Held in reserve, to be used in an emergency; as, a spare anchor; a spare bed or room., Lean; wanting flesh; meager; thin; gaunt., Slow., The act of sparing; moderation; restraint., Parsimony; frugal use., An opening in a petticoat or gown; a placket., That which has not been used or expended., The right of bowling again at a full set of pins, after having knocked all the pins down in less than three bowls. If all the pins are knocked down in one bowl it is a double spare; in two bowls, a single spare.
spark noun A small particle of fire or ignited substance which is emitted by a body in combustion., A small, shining body, or transient light; a sparkle., That which, like a spark, may be kindled into a flame, or into action; a feeble germ; an elementary principle., A brisk, showy, gay man., A lover; a gallant; a beau., To sparkle., To play the spark, beau, or lover.
spary adjective Sparing; parsimonious.
spasm verb t. An involuntary and unnatural contraction of one or more muscles or muscular fibers., A sudden, violent, and temporary effort or emotion; as, a spasm of repentance.
spate noun A river flood; an overflow or inundation.
spawl noun A splinter or fragment, as of wood or stone. See Spall., Scattered or ejected spittle., To scatter spittle from the mouth; to spit, as saliva.
spawn verb t. To produce or deposit (eggs), as fishes or frogs do., To bring forth; to generate; — used in contempt., To deposit eggs, as fish or frogs do., To issue, as offspring; — used contemptuously., The ova, or eggs, of fishes, oysters, and other aquatic animals., Any product or offspring; — used contemptuously., The buds or branches produced from underground stems., The white fibrous matter forming the matrix from which fungi.