名词:economizer 动词过去式:economized 过去分词:economized 现在分词:economizing 第三人称单数:economizes
v [I, Ipr] ~ (on sth) save (money, time, resources, etc); spend less than before; be economical 节省（金钱、时间、资源等）; 紧缩开支; 节俭; 节约
*Our electricity bills are higher than we can afford we must start to economize. 我们的电费已经高得付不起了--得节省些了.
* economize on petrol 节省汽油.
to reduce the amount of money, time, goods etc that you use
Higher taxes encourage people to economize on fuel.
1. Economize in order to make one´s money spin out until next payday. 节省花钱以维持到下一次发薪。
2. Housewives can economize by buying their milk in gallon containers. 家庭主妇可以购买加仑装的牛奶而节省开支。
3. For example, I didn't economize on words. I even wrote about my four dogs, and said I went to church every Sunday." 举个例子说吧, 我是不惜纸墨的。我甚至描写了我的四条狗，还说我每个星期天都去做礼拜。"