Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk tillægsord: effective

1. effective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)effectual, efficacious

Termer med lignende betydninghard-hitting, impelling, impressive, rough-and-ready, telling, trenchant

Se ogsåefficacious, efficient, potent, powerful, stiff, strong, useful, utile

Kendetegnereffectiveness, effectivity, effectuality, effectualness

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)ineffective, ineffectual, uneffective

2. effective able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPeople 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)efficient

Termer med lignende betydningcompetent

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)incompetent

3. effective works well as a means or remedy

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn effective reprimand.
A lotion that is effective in cases of prickly heat.

Termer med lignende betydningefficacious

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inefficacious

4. effective exerting force or influence

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe law is effective immediately.
A warranty good for two years.
The law is already in effect (or in force).

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)good, in effect, in force

Termer med lignende betydningoperative

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inoperative

5. effective existing in fact; not theoretical; real

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA decline in the effective demand.
Confused increased equipment and expenditure with the quantity of effective work done.

Termer med lignende betydningactual, existent

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)potential, possible

6. effective ready for service

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe fort was held by about 100 effective soldiers.

Termer med lignende betydningoperational

Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)nonoperational, inactive

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