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.
- economo's disease,
- economy class,
- economy of scale
Origin of economize
Examples from the Web for economising
This great reduction in cost arises from the economising of “waste energy.”The Romance of Modern Invention|Archibald Williams
He was economising, he said, and had saved nearly three thousand five hundred dollars.Lafcadio Hearn|Nina H. Kennard
The art of making a good fire depends also upon the same principle of economising the heat.The Life of Sir Humphrey Davy, Bart. LL.D., Volume 2 (of 2)|John Ayrton Paris
Third-class now, my boy,” said the doctor, sadly; “economising has begun.The Weathercock|George Manville Fenn
She made appointments with him to discuss the best means of economising his time and protecting his privacy.The Death of the Lion|Henry James