English adjective: economic
|1.||economic of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth|
Aspects of social, political, and economical life.
|2.||economic of or relating to the science of economics|
|3.||economic using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness|
|Samples||An economic use of home heating oil.|
A modern economical heating system.
An economical use of her time.
|4.||economic concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money)|
|Samples||He wrote the book primarily for economic reasons.|
Gave up the large house for economic reasons.
In economic terms they are very privileged.
|Similar||secular, temporal, worldly|
|5.||economic financially rewarding|
|Samples||It was no longer economic to keep the factory open.|
Have to keep prices high enough to make it economic to continue the service.