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Synonyms for economical
ˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪ kəl, ˌi kə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. economic, economical(adj)

    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, economical(adj)

    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, stinting(adj)

    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. economical(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. economical(a)

    Synonyms:
    frugal, saving, thrifty, provident

    Antonyms:
    extravagant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "economical":

    economic, thrifty, cost-effective, frugal

How to pronounce economical?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#861economic
#13409economical
#17024scotch
#23228thrifty
#27339frugal
#44975sparing

How to use economical in a sentence?

  1. Emily Dickinson:

    I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.

  2. Rolf Martin Schmitz:

    The central premise of Germany's Energiewende ... is to do it in an ecological, economical and socially acceptable way. That can only work if done together, together means: State, companies and citizens.

  3. Bjarni Torfason:

    As we go into the second half of the year there is strong incentive to try and refinance if possible because after December 24 it will require complying with risk retention, which is costly, if it is possible to do an economical refinancing before that comes into play then that would be preferable.

  4. Winston Club founder Byron Shannon:

    We started Winston Club because we felt there should be an easy way for people to connect when they’d like a low-cost way to access the comfort and convenience of a hotel, we wanted a safe, reliable, economical solution that provided a better experience than hostels or CouchSurfing alternatives.

  5. Huang Weiche:

    Unigroup is backed by the China government. They are acquiring Taiwan's key companies, generating negative perceptions among Taiwanese people, china has said it costs less to absorb Taiwan via economical means than military force. That is what they are doing now.


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