Effective: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Synonyms Antonyms Topic Attributes
effective 29 Producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; -LewisMumford “an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch’s broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation”, effective teaching methods, effective steps toward peace, made an effective entrance, his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action, an efficacious law Adjective hard-hitting, impelling, impressive, rough-and-ready ineffective No Data effectiveness
effective 14 Able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; -G.B.Shaw people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons…, effective personnel, an efficient secretary, the efficient cause of the revolution Adjective competent No Data No Data No Data
effective 8 Works well as a means or remedy an effective reprimand, a lotion that is effective in cases of prickly heat Adjective efficacious No Data No Data No Data
effective 4 Exerting force or influence the law is effective immediately, a warranty good for two years, the law is already in effect (or in force) Adjective operative No Data No Data No Data
in effect 4 Exerting force or influence the law is effective immediately, a warranty good for two years, the law is already in effect (or in force) Adjective operative No Data No Data No Data
efficient 3 Able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; -G.B.Shaw people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons…, effective personnel, an efficient secretary, the efficient cause of the revolution Adjective competent No Data No Data No Data
good 1 Exerting force or influence the law is effective immediately, a warranty good for two years, the law is already in effect (or in force) Adjective operative No Data No Data No Data
effective 1 Existing in fact; not theoretical; real a decline in the effective demand, confused increased equipment and expenditure with the quantity of effective work done Adjective actual No Data No Data No Data
effectual 0 Producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; -LewisMumford “an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch’s broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation”, effective teaching methods, effective steps toward peace, made an effective entrance, his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action, an efficacious law Adjective hard-hitting, impelling, impressive, rough-and-ready No Data No Data effectiveness
efficacious 0 Producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; -LewisMumford “an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch’s broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation”, effective teaching methods, effective steps toward peace, made an effective entrance, his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action, an efficacious law Adjective hard-hitting, impelling, impressive, rough-and-ready No Data No Data effectiveness
in force 0 Exerting force or influence the law is effective immediately, a warranty good for two years, the law is already in effect (or in force) Adjective operative No Data No Data No Data
effective 0 Ready for service the fort was held by about 100 effective soldiers Adjective operational No Data military No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Effective" have?

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The word "Effective" has 12 meanings. The most frequent meaning is effective.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Effective"?

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The word "Effective" has no hyponyms.

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Is the word "Effective" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Effective" has a maximum frequency of 29.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Effective"?

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The word "Effective" has 9 synonyms which are: hard-hitting, impelling, impressive, rough-and-ready, competent, efficacious, operative, actual, operational.

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