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 economize
But really—telling Ginger to give away the family dog in order to economize?Dogs and Presidential Candidates: Man's Best Friend Dominates the Race|Leslie Bennetts|December 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The steam is superheated in a way to economize fuel and water.Farm Engines and How to Run Them|James H. Stephenson
On the other hand, it tended to encourage foresight and to economize waste of mind.The Education of Henry Adams|Henry Adams
Just calculate what we should economize on soldiers clothed only in their skins!The Reign of Greed|Jose Rizal