Economize

Definition of Economize

E`con´o`mize   Pronunciation: ė`kǒn´ô`mīz
v. t.1.To manage with economy; to use with prudence; to expend with frugality; as, to economize one's income.
[imp. & p. p. Economized (ė*kǒn"ô*mīzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Economizing.]
Expenses in the city were to be economized.
- Jowett (Thucyd. ).
Calculating how to economize time.
- W. Irving.
v. i.1.To be prudently sparing in expenditure; to be frugal and saving; as, to economize in order to grow rich.

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drop, economise, economiser, economizer, economy, expend, save, saving, spend, thriftiness, tighten one's belt
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