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Definition of Economize


  1. To manage with economy; to use with prudence; to expend with frugality; as, to economize one's income.
  2. To be prudently sparing in expenditure; to be frugal and saving; as, to economize in order to grow rich.

Economize Quotations

The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.
Mark Twain

Whenever the work is itself light, it becomes necessary, in order to economize time, to increase the velocity.
Charles Babbage

My parents were in short street, so they had to go abroad to economize.
Queen Mary

The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself.
Howard Aiken
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Economize Translations

economize in German is haushalten, sparen
economize in Spanish is economizar