Definition of Economic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth. "Aspects of social, political, and economical life"

Exact synonyms: Economical
Partainyms: Economy, Economy
Derivative terms: Economy, Economy

2. Adjective. Of or relating to the science of economics. "Economic theory"
Partainyms: Economics
Derivative terms: Economy

3. Adjective. Using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness. "An economical use of her time"
Exact synonyms: Economical
Similar to: Efficient
Derivative terms: Economy, Economy, Economy

4. Adjective. Concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money). "In economic terms they are very privileged"
Similar to: Secular, Temporal, Worldly
Derivative terms: Economy

5. Adjective. Financially rewarding. "Have to keep prices high enough to make it economic to continue the service"
Similar to: Profitable

Definition of Economic

1. a. Pertaining to the household; domestic.

Definition of Economic

1. Adjective. pertaining to an economy ¹

2. Adjective. frugal; cheap ''(in the sense of representing good value)''; economical. ¹

3. Adjective. pertaining to the study of money and its movement ¹

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Definition of Economic

1. pertaining to financial matters [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Economic

economic (current term)
economic aid
economic botany
economic capital
economic capitals
economic coefficient
economic competition
economic condition
economic consumption
economic crisis
economic entomology
economic expert
economic freedom
economic geography

Literary usage of Economic

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1. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1915)
"A good example is found in the economic position of one of the most familiar ... It is not an economic good, in the sense that no economic problems arise ..."

2. Industrial Evolution by Karl Bücher (1901)
"From this economic nature a principle is supposed to spring, ... This is the economic principle, the fundamental principle of economic activity. ..."

3. Pure Economics by Maffeo Pantaleoni (1898)
"CHAPTER I OF THE SUBJECT-MATTER OF economic SCIENCE economic science consists of the laws of wealth systematically deduced from the hypothesis that men are ..."

4. Principles of City Land Values by Richard Melancthon Hurd (1903)
"economic rent the basis of value.—Urban economic rent the residuum after payment of all charges and interest on buildings.—intrinsic vs. exchange value. ..."

5. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent (1921)
"CHAPTER XXIV Economists economicS as a science is due to the analysis of the modern economic organization which was beginning to take shape in Great Britain ..."

6. Mineral Deposits by Waldemar Lindgren (1913)
"Only a part of the whole field of economic geology will be covered in these ... Throughout its broad domain economic geology stands on the fundamental ..."

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