effective, effectual, efficacious(adj)
producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
"an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps toward peace"; "made an effective entrance"; "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action"; "an efficacious law"
legal, sound, effectual(adj)
having legal efficacy or force
"a sound title to the property"
Producing the intended result; entirely adequate.
producing, or having adequate power or force to produce, an intended effect; adequate; efficient; operative; decisive
The numerical value of effectual in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of effectual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
The path of precept is long, that of example short and effectual.
Reason and free inquiry are the only effectual agents against error.
To disarm the people... was the best and most effectual way to enslave them.
Why is it that we entertain the belief that for every purpose odd numbers are the most effectual?
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