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synonyms for economize

  • conserve
  • cut down
  • scrimp
  • manage
  • retrench
  • shepherd
  • skimp
  • stint
  • be frugal
  • be prudent
  • be sparing
  • cut back
  • cut corners
  • keep within means
  • make ends meet
  • meet a budget
  • pay one's way
  • pinch pennies
  • run tight ship
  • stretch a dollar
  • tighten one's belt
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antonyms for economize

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  • spend
  • squander
  • throw away
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How to use economize in a sentence

To economize — and to allow Robert the free time to write — they’ve moved their family to Berlin.
‘A LONELY MAN’ IS AN ELEGANT SUSPENSE NOVEL IN THE TRADITION OF THE ‘THE THIRD MAN’MAUREEN CORRIGANMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He would haggle in a bargain for a shilling, and economize in things beneath a wise man's notice or consideration.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Being naturally anxious to economize the small funds I can devote to science, the request appeared to me a reasonable one.
DECLINE OF SCIENCE IN ENGLANDCHARLES BABBAGE
Even the poor who cannot have electricity or gas hardly need economize here with kerosene at its present rates.
GIRLS AND WOMENHARRIET E. PAINE (AKA E. CHESTER}
Now I have often noticed that women who are compelled to economize in little things are inclined to economize in all things.
GIRLS AND WOMENHARRIET E. PAINE (AKA E. CHESTER}
They economize in the family expenditure; they employ few or no servants, and do plain sewing, dressmaking, and millinery.
THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
Mademoiselle Brun knew all the conversational tricks that serve to economize words.
THE ISLE OF UNRESTHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Every Country Girl should experiment to see how she can economize motions and save time.
THE AMERICAN COUNTRY GIRLMARTHA FOOTE CROW
The winter bids fair to be a hard one for American artists in Paris, so I have decided that it would be wise to economize in rent.
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Friction should be reduced as much as possible, and careful provision should be made to economize lubricants as well as fuel.
A HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF THE STEAM-ENGINEROBERT H. THURSTON
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WORDS RELATED TO ECONOMIZE

  • augment
  • economize
  • fill
  • husband
  • increase
  • magnify
  • stretch
  • supplement
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