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Definition of Economical

Economical

  1. Pertaining to the household; domestic.
  2. Relating to domestic economy, or to the management of household affairs.
  3. Managing with frugality; guarding against waste or unnecessary expense; careful and frugal in management and in expenditure; -- said of character or habits.
  4. Managed with frugality; not marked with waste or extravagance; frugal; -- said of acts; saving; as, an economical use of money or of time.
  5. Relating to the means of living, or the resources and wealth of a country; relating to political economy; as, economic purposes; economical truths.
  6. Regulative; relating to the adaptation of means to an end.

Economical Quotations

Drawing is not only a way to come up with pictures: drawing is a way to educate your eye to understand visual information, organizing it into a more hierarchical way, a more economical way. When you see something, if you draw often and frequently, you examine a room very differently.
Vik Muniz

There is no doubt that some plant food, such as oatmeal, is more economical than meat, and superior to it in regard to both mechanical and mental performance. Such food, moreover, taxes our digestive organs decidedly less, and, in making us more contented and sociable, produces an amount of good difficult to estimate.
Nikola Tesla

It should cause no surprise that anyone so lazy as myself should be economical to the point of miserliness with everything he writes.
Leslie Charteris

Sure, jets are fast and economical, but, oh my, what fun we've lost and what leisure we've sacrificed in the race to efficiency. Somehow, stepping onto a plane and zooming across the United States in a matter of hours doesn't hold a candle to the dear, old-fashioned train ride.
Ginger Rogers

I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
Emily Dickinson
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Economical Translations

economical in Afrikaans is ekonomies
economical in Dutch is economisch
economical in Latin is parcus, insumptuosus
economical in Swedish is sparsam, ekonomisk, ekonomisk, sparsam
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