Economising



[ih-kon-uh-mahyz] /ɪˈkɒn əˌmaɪz/

verb (used without object), economized, economizing.
1.
to practice ; avoid waste or extravagance.
verb (used with object), economized, economizing.
2.
to manage ; use sparingly or frugally.
/ɪˈkɒnəˌmaɪz/
verb
1.
(often foll by on) to limit or reduce (expense, waste, etc)
v.

1640s, “to govern a household,” from economy + -ize. Meaning “to spend less” is from 1790. Related: Economized; economizing; economization; economizer.

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