Textual thesaurus for "economical"

(adj) economic

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

(adj) stinting, frugal, sparing, scotch

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

(adj) economic

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

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