Well, I had a servant Nikifor who used to do everything for me in my quarters, economized and managed for me, and even laid hands on anything he could find (belonging to other people), in order to augment our household goods; but a faithful, honest fellow all the same.
There are no more uses of "economize" in the book.
Show samples from other sources
She adjusted the thermostat as part of an effort to economize.
The school will have to economize, but hopefully without cutting teacher’s salaries.