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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"

    stinting, economic, sparing, scotch, frugal

    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"

    stinting, economic, sparing, scotch, frugal

    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"

    stinting, economic, sparing, scotch, frugal

    wasteful, inefficient

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. economicaladjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. economicaladjective

    frugal, saving, thrifty, provident


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  1. List of paraphrases for "economical":

    economic, thrifty, cost-effective, frugal

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How to use economical in a sentence?

  1. Samuel Goldwyn:

    Spare no expense to make everything as economical as possible.

  2. 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.

  3. Robert Piconi:

    The Vision Fund shares our passion to combat climate change through innovation in energy storage technologies and, with its support as a strategic partner, Energy Vault is well positioned to meet the large and currently unmet demand for sustainable and economical energy storage worldwide.

  4. 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.

  5. Hassan Rouhani:

    The fall of the oil prices is not just something ordinary and economical, this is not due to only global recession, the main reason for it is (a) political conspiracy by certain countries against the interest of the region and the Islamic world and it is only in the interest of some other countries.

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