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Synonyms for economical
ˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪ kəl, ˌi kə-eco·nom·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. economic, economicaladjective

    using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness

    "an economic use of home heating oil"; "a modern economical heating system"; "an economical use of her time"

    Synonyms:
    stinting, economic, sparing, scotch, frugal

    Antonyms:
    wasteful, inefficient

  2. economic, economicaladjective

    of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth

    "economic growth"; "aspects of social, political, and economical life"

    Synonyms:
    stinting, economic, sparing, scotch, frugal

    Antonyms:
    inefficient, wasteful

  3. economical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stintingadjective

    avoiding waste

    "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"

    Synonyms:
    stinting, economic, sparing, scotch, frugal

    Antonyms:
    wasteful, inefficient

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. economicaladjective

    Synonyms:
    saving, sparing, provident, thrifty, frugal, not wasteful, not lavish

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. economicaladjective

    Synonyms:
    frugal, saving, thrifty, provident

    Antonyms:
    extravagant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "economical":

    economic, thrifty, cost-effective, frugal

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#13409economical
#17024scotch
#23228thrifty
#27339frugal
#44975sparing

How to use economical in a sentence?

  1. Joan Laporta:

    There are objective reasons regarding the economical situation at the club and an investment of that volume with the contract of Messi was risky, we wanted to assume those risks, but when we realized the real situation of the club after the audit, it meant that we would have put the club in great risk.

  2. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    I totally agree with the idea of the state having full control of the political, economical and the social aspects of the community.

  3. Charles Koch:

    Any business that’s economical, that can succeed in the marketplace, any form of energy, we’re all for, as a matter of fact, we’re investing in quite a number of them, ourselves.

  4. Darin Friedrichs:

    It’s hard to see how this changes anything. If it was economical to switch to barley and rapeseed meal for rations, then firms would have already done it, the volume of soybeans the U.S. can load in a single day is larger than the yearly global export volume of cottonseed meal.

  5. Gary Johnson:

    There's been so much evidence that treating the ash trees is so much more economical than removing them.


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