E*con"o*mize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Economized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Economizing.] [Cf. F. 'economiser.]

To manage with economy; to use with prudence; to expend with frugality; as, to economize one's income.

[Written also economise.]

Expenses in the city were to be economized. Jowett (Thucyd. ).

Calculating how to economize time. W. Irving.

 

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E*con"o*mize, v. i.

To be prudently sparing in expenditure; to be frugal and saving; as, to economize in order to grow rich.

[Written also economise.]

Milton.

 

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