economise

Definitions of economise
  1. verb
    spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
    synonyms: economize, save
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    types:
    tighten one's belt
    live frugally and use less resources
    type of:
    drop, expend, spend
    pay out
  2. verb
    use cautiously and frugally
    synonyms: conserve, economize, husband
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    Antonyms:
    blow, squander, waste
    spend thoughtlessly; throw away
    blow
    spend lavishly or wastefully on
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    types:
    retrench
    tighten one's belt; use resources carefully
    type of:
    preserve, save
    to keep up and reserve for personal or special use
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