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Synonyms for economize

cut back


  • cut back
  • save
  • save money
  • be sparing
  • cut costs
  • be economical
  • scrimp
  • scrimp and save
  • retrench
  • be frugal
  • make economies
  • cut expenditure
  • tighten your belt
  • be on a shoestring
  • draw in your horns
  • husband your resources


Synonyms for economize

to use without wasting

Synonyms for economize

use cautiously and frugally

spend sparingly, avoid the waste of

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In his foreword, Peter Hall points to the message that, 'We've got our economics upside down, and need to turn it the right way up: instead of economizing on people and putting them on the unemployment scrapheap, we need to economize on resources'.
Shapiro noted that genetically altered seeds allow "conservation tillage" to economize topsoil.
In a market economy, nobody needs to order people to economize on a scarce commodity or make extra efforts to produce it: Scarcity leads to a high price, and sheer self-interest does the rest.
Whiting also said that foundries can economize on the amount of power they use by examining their compressed air systems.
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By sharing our tools and knowledge we will be able to provide designers, manufacturers, and users of electronics the ability to economize their resources and reduce time to market while still maintaining, or improving, a high degree of customer satisfaction.
At Challenger, we had to economize certain things,'' McNabb said.
The government has issued a presidential instruction ordering all state institutions and companies to reduce electricity consumption under a government massive program to economize on energy.