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synonyms for economies

  • recession
  • abridgement
  • austerity
  • care
  • carefulness
  • caution
  • curtailment
  • cutback
  • decrease
  • deduction
  • direction
  • discretion
  • husbandry
  • layoff
  • meanness
  • miserliness
  • moratorium
  • niggardliness
  • parsimony
  • providence
  • prudence
  • reduction
  • regulation
  • restraint
  • retrenchment
  • rollback
  • shrinkage
  • stinginess
  • supervision
  • thrift
  • thriftiness
  • parcity
  • sparingness
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antonyms for economies

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  • addition
  • carelessness
  • disregard
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • extravagance
  • imprudence
  • increase
  • indiscretion
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • raise
  • spending
  • thoughtlessness
  • squandering
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How to use economies in a sentence

She had expected personality, magnetism, as a compensation for nature's external economies.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
And so I learned much of the good sense and many of the economies in the life of this most celebrated model.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
The valet was by this time a man of property; his wants were few and his little economies, as he called them, were large.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME III (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
That if that money is put into the bank, all these little pinching economies will have to be borne as a consequence.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: HOUSEKEEPINGELIZABETH HALE GILMAN
Watt was therefore the inventor of the first of those economies now regarded as absolute requirements in construction.
STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
Among the lower classes, great wastefulness in the family economies is attributed to the ignorance of the women.
THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
We have already pointed out the economies that can be made by putting industry under a uniform system.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
The Clemens household resorted to economies hitherto undreamed of.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Her letters tell of these attractive things, and of their economies to make their income reach.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
She put by the money he sent her; she continued her customary economies.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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