Definition of economic
1 archaic : of or relating to a household or its management
2 : economical 2
3a : of or relating to economics economic theoriesb : of, relating to, or based on the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services economic growthc : of or relating to an economy a group of economic advisers
4 : having practical or industrial significance or uses : affecting material resources
5 : profitable
Examples of economic in a sentence
a program to prevent inflation and economic collapse
the President's chief economic adviser
We're looking for a more economic way of doing business.
First Known Use of economic
ECONOMIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of economic for English Language Learners
: relating to an economy : relating to the process or system by which goods and services are produced, sold, and bought
: relating to the science of economics
ECONOMIC Defined for Kids
Definition of economic for Students
1 : of or relating to the study of economics economic theories
2 : relating to or based on the making, selling, and using of goods and services The program promoted economic growth.
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