Definitions for economizeɪˈkɒn əˌmaɪz

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. conserve, husband, economize, economise(verb)

    use cautiously and frugally

    "I try to economize my spare time"; "conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit"

  2. save, economize, economise(verb)

    spend sparingly, avoid the waste of

    "This move will save money"; "The less fortunate will have to economize now"

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  1. economize(Verb)

    To practice being economical (by using things sparingly or in moderation, and by avoiding waste or extravagance).

  2. economize(Verb)

    To be frugal.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Economize(verb)

    to manage with economy; to use with prudence; to expend with frugality; as, to economize one's income

  2. Economize(verb)

    to be prudently sparing in expenditure; to be frugal and saving; as, to economize in order to grow rich

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. conomiser.]

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