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Successful in producing a desired or intended result,
  1. Successful in producing a desired or intended result
    • - effective solutions to environmental problems
  2. (esp. of a law or policy) Operative
    • - the agreements will be effective from November
  3. Fulfilling a specified function in fact, though not formally acknowledged as such
    • - the region did not come under effective Dutch control until 1904
  4. Assessed according to actual rather than face value
    • - an effective price of $176 million
  5. Impressive; striking
    • - an effective finale
  1. A soldier fit and available for service

  1. 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"; " ...
  2. able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; "people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw; "effective personnel"; "an efficient secretary"; "the efficient cause of the revolution"
  3. works well as a means or remedy; "an effective reprimand"; "a lotion that is effective in cases of prickly heat"
  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)"
  5. existing in fact; not theoretical; real; "a decline in the effective demand"; "confused increased equipment and expenditure with the quantity of effective work done"
  6. ready for service; "the fort was held by about 100 effective soldiers"
  7. (Effectively) In algebra and geometry, a group action is a way of describing symmetries of objects using groups. ...
  8. Having the power to produce an effect or effects; Producing a decided or decisive effect; Efficient, serviceable, or operative; Actually in effect
  9. (Effectively) This is simply doing what works. It is a very broad-ranged skill and can be applied to any other skill to aid in being successful with said skill.^[8]
  10. (effectiveness) Determining appropriate objectives; doing the right things .
  11. (Effectiveness) How well a drug does what it is intended to do under in “real world” circumstances. This is a measure of how well a drug treats the symptoms of a condition when average, every-day patients are taking it.
  12. Effectiveness relates to how well a treatment works in practice.
  13. (Effectiveness) extent to which objectives are achieved;
  14. (Effectiveness) A measure of whether the Objectives of a Process, Service or Activity have been achieved. An Effective Process or activity is one that achieves its agreed Objectives. See KPI.
  15. (Effectiveness) means attainment of goals and objectives.
  16. (Effectiveness) The ability of an intervention to produce the beneficial results that it is intended to deliver in everyday circumstances.
  17. (Effectiveness) The degree to which an intervention achieves a desired outcome in practice.
  18. (Effectiveness) The extent to which an intervention does people more good than harm under general or routine conditions.
  19. (Effectiveness) Medically, this is a precise term that determines the extent a certain treatment option works. Effectiveness of a specific treatment is calculated through trials, test and research. ...
  20. (EFFECTIVENESS) The degree to which a system accomplishes the tasks set for it by owners, users, neighbors, and society-at-large.
  21. (Effectiveness (or Efficacy)) The ability of a vaccine to produce the desired beneficial effect, i.e., to protect against a disease.
  22. (Effectiveness (vs Efficiency)) When some goal is met - independent of the cost in effort, time or money. Environmental laws and mitigations rarely achieve effectiveness. If they did, our environment would be improving rather than getting worse.
  23. (Effectiveness) "…all of the operations to be performed in the algorithm must be sufficiently basic that they can in principle be done exactly and in a finite length of time by a man using paper and pencil."
  24. (Effectiveness) (a) Degree to which an activity or initiative is successful in achieving a specified goal; (b) degree to which activities of a unit achieve the unit's mission or goal. ((opposite: virtual))
  25. (Effectiveness) A measure of how well something works, such as a solution, a file and information management strategy and a network, that is, the extent to which it achieves its intended results. ...