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Definition of "economise" [economise]

  • Alternative spelling of economize. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "economise" in a sentence
  • "With a shrinking amount of money people are, in terms of the monetary system, 'no longer able to earn anything'; they have to 'economise' or activities will be discontinued due to the financier or other lenders because 'obligations can no longer be met.'"
  • "She was especially upset because as an attempt to 'economise' a few years before her husband had quit paying into his pension which had good dependents' benefits and without telling her had rejoined the scheme a couple of months before he was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer - he 'knew' something was seriously wrong even though the Drs said not, and she was so touched that he, despite being so stupid with money, had actually done something that provided a little security for her and their son."
  • "The retailer found customers were trying to economise by half-filling petrol tanks and cutting their own hair instead of visiting hairdressers."