What does economize mean?

Definitions for economizeɪˈkɒn əˌmaɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word economize.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  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 Dictionary

  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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of economize in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of economize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Confucius:

    He who will not economize will have to agonize.

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