Synonyms of spar


1. spar, mineral

usage: any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable

2. spar, pole

usage: a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

3. spar, sparring, boxing, pugilism, fisticuffs

usage: making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer


1. spar, equip, fit, fit out, outfit

usage: furnish with spars

2. spar, contend, fight, struggle

usage: fight with spurs; "the gamecocks were sparring"

3. spar, box

usage: box lightly

4. spar, argue, contend, debate, fence

usage: fight verbally; "They were sparring all night"

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Definition and meaning of spar (Dictionary)