1. Of or relating to the production, development, and management of material wealth, as of a country, household, or business enterprise. 2. Of or relating to an economy: a period of sustained economic growth. 3. Of or relating to the science of economics: new economic theories regarding the effects of deficit spending. 4. Of or relating to the practical necessities of life; material: wrote the book primarily for economic reasons. 5. Financially rewarding; economical: It was no longer economic to keep the manufacturing facilities open. 6. Efficient; economical: an economic use of home heating oil.
1. Many valuable possessions; much money or property; riches. Prosperity, fortune. 2. The condition of having wealth; great material prosperity; affluence. 3. All things that have money value; resources. 4. All material things that are capable of or adaptable to satisfying human wants, and are or can be made subject to ownership. 5. All such material things, and qualities or attributes of man, such as health or intelligence, that increases his ability to produce. 6. According to R. Buckminster Fuller, the number of days you can survive without working for money, while still maintaining your same standard of living.