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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To spend sparingly; to use only a small amount of something.

Usage examples (40)
  • The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
  • I try to economize my spare time
  • "People are learning how to conserve and economize, which is a great thing because we have been a wasteful society."
  • One gets the feeling that words and phrases such as "economize" and "credit crunch" and for more
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