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economically

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adverb eco·nom·i·cal·ly \-ˈnä-mi-k(ə-)lē\

Simple Definition of economically

  • : in a way that relates to an economy

  • : in an economical way

Full Definition of economically

  1. :  in an economic or economical manner

Examples of economically

  1. a way to economically heat your house

  2. She writes simply and economically.



1786

First Known Use of economically

1786



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