HyperDic: effectual

English > 2 senses of the word effectual:
ADJECTIVEalleffectual, effective, efficaciousproducing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
alleffectual, legal, soundhaving legal efficacy or force
English > effectual: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningproducing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect.
Example "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action"
Synonymseffective, efficacious
Attribute ofeffectiveness, effectivity, effectualness, effectualityPower to be effective
Narrowerhard-hitting, trenchantCharacterized by or full of force and vigor
impellingmarkedly effective as if by emotional pressure
impressive, tellingproducing a strong effect
rough-and-readycrude but effective for the purpose at hand
See alsoefficaciousmarked by qualities giving the power to produce an intended effect
efficienteffective without wasting time or effort or expense
potent, strong, stiffHaving a strong physiological or chemical effect
powerfulHaving great power or force or potency or effect
useful, utileOf use or service
Oppositeineffective, uneffective, ineffectualnot producing an intended effect
Spanishefectivo, eficaz
Nounseffectualness, effectualitypower to be effective
English > effectual: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving legal efficacy or force.
Synonymslegal, sound
BroadervalidWell grounded in logic / logic or truth or having legal force

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