To refrain from harming, injuring, destroying, or killing.transitive verb
To leave undamaged or unharmed.transitive verb
To refrain from denouncing or distressing; treat leniently or with consideration.transitive verb
To allow (someone) to avoid experiencing or doing (something).transitive verb
To hold back from; withhold or avoid.transitive verb
To use or supply with restraint.transitive verb
To give or grant out of one’s resources; afford.