Roget category 8175. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.9. Possessive relations
›› 5.9.4. Monetary relations
savings — prevention of waste, save-all — cheese parings and candle ends — parsimony etc. 819.
cost-cutting, cost control.
practice economy —
cut back expenses,
cut expenses —
cut one's coat according to one's cloth,
make both ends meet,
keep within compass,
meet one's expenses,
pay one's way,
pay as you go —
save money, invest money — put out to interest — provide for a rainy day, save for a rainy day, provide against a rainy day, save against a rainy day — feather one's nest — look after the main chance.
ne quid nimis [Lat.].
adde parvum parvo magnus acervus erit [Lat.] —
magnum est vectigal parsimonia [Lat.]
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