Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section IV. Possessive Relations
4. Monetary Relations
ECONOMY, frugality; thrift, thriftiness; care, husbandry, good housewifery, savingness, retrenchment.
SAVINGS; prevention of waste, saveall; parsimony [See Parsimony].
BE ECONOMICAL &c. adj.; practice economy, economize, save; retrench, cut down expenses; cut ones coat according to ones cloth, make both ends meet, keep within compass, meet ones expenses, keep ones head above water, pay ones way; husband &c. (lay by) [See Store]; save -, invest- money; put out to interest; provide -, save- -for, - against- a rainy day; feather ones nest; look after the main chance [colloq.].