HyperDic: economize

English > 2 senses of the word economize:
VERBpossessioneconomize, conserve, husband, economiseuse cautiously and frugally
possessioneconomize, save, economisespend sparingly, avoid the waste of
economize > pronunciation
Soundsihkaa'nahmay.z; iykaa'nahmay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > economize: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningUse cautiously and frugally.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"I try to economize my spare time"
Synonymsconserve, husband, economise
Narrowerretrenchtighten one's belt
Broadersave, preserveTo keep up and reserve for personal or special use
Oppositewaste, blow, squanderspend thoughtlessly
Spanishconservar, economizar, preservar
Catalanconservar, economitzar, preservar
Nounseconomizera frugal person who limits spending and avoids waste
economyan act of economizing
economyfrugality in the expenditure of money or resources
economythe efficient use of resources
English > economize: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningspend sparingly, avoid the waste of.
PatternSomebody ----s; Something ----s something
Example "The less fortunate will have to economize now"
Synonymssave, economise
Narrowertighten one's beltLive frugally and use less resources
Broaderspend, expend, droppay out
Spanishahorrar, economizar
Nounseconomizera frugal person who limits spending and avoids waste
economyan act of economizing
economyfrugality in the expenditure of money or resources
economythe efficient use of resources

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