(noun, adjective)


1. Cheap to run; using minimal resources; representing good value for money.

- "He bought an economy car.""Economy size".


1. the system of production and distribution and consumption

Definition categories: group, scheme, system

2. the efficient use of resources

- economy of effort

Definition categories: thought, efficiency

3. frugality in the expenditure of money or resources

- the Scots are famous for their economy

Similar word(s): thriftiness

Definition categories: attribute, frugality, frugalness

4. an act of economizing; reduction in cost

- it was a small economy to walk to work every day

Similar word(s): saving

Definition categories: act, action