verb (used without object), e·con·o·mized, e·con·o·miz·ing.
verb (used with object), e·con·o·mized, e·con·o·miz·ing.
Examples from the Web for economise
In the process of declining and falling, races practise a sort of thrift; they save and they economise.The Cult of Incompetence|Emile Faguet
General names are not, as some have argued, a mere contrivance to economise words.Analysis of Mr. Mill's System of Logic|William Stebbing
The cause of this act was the desire on the part of the charities to economise.Crimes of Charity|Konrad Bercovici
I proclaimed aloud that the family must retire for some time into the country and economise.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
This is the first Christmas that we have not needed to economise.A Doll's House|Henrik Ibsen