Definitions for effectivity
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
adequate to accomplish a purpose; producing the intended or expected result:
effective teaching methods.
in operation or in force; functioning; operative:
The law becomes effective at midnight.
producing a deep or vivid impression; striking:
an effective photograph.
prepared and available for service, esp. military service.
(n.)a member of the armed forces fit for duty or active service.
* Syn: effective , effectual , efficacious , efficient refer to that which produces or is able to produce an effect. effective is applied to something that produces a desired or expected effect, often a lasting one: an effective speech. effectual usu. refers to something that produces a decisive outcome or result: an effectual settlement. efficacious refers to something capable of achieving a certain end or purpose: an efficacious remedy. efficient , usu. used of a person, implies skillful accomplishment of a purpose with little waste of effort: an efficient manager.
Origin of effective:
1350–1400; ME < L effectīvus=effect(us), ptp. of efficere (see effect ) +-īvus -ive
effectiveness, effectivity, effectualness, effectuality(noun)
power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect
The ability or power to be effective.
A measure of the effectiveness of something.