V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

IV. POSSESSIVE RELATIONS

4. Monetary Relations

Economy.

[Antonyms: liberality.]

[Nouns] economy, frugality; thrift, thriftiness; care, husbandry, good housewifery, savingness, retrenchment.

savings; prevention of waste, save-all; cheese parings and candle ends; parsimony [more].

[Verbs] be economical; practice economy; economize, save; retrench; cut one's coat according to one's cloth, make both ends meet, keep within compass, meet one's expenses, pay one's way; husband (lay by) [more].

save money, invest money; put out to interest; provide for a rainy day, save for a rainy day, provide against a rainy day, save against a rainy day; feather one's nest; look after the main chance.

[Adjectives] economical, frugal, careful, thrifty, saving, chary, spare, sparing; parsimonious [more].

underpaid.

[Adverbs] sparingly; ne quid nimis.

[Phrases] adde parvumparvo magnus acervus erit; magnum est vectigal parsimonia [Latin] [Cicero].

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