Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In actuality or reality or fact;

Usage examples (36)
  • These are real problems that can be dealt with most effectively by rational discussion
  • She is effectively his wife
  • Adjective : effective teaching methods; effective steps toward peace. ,The law becomes effective at midnight. ,an effective photograph
  • Immigration hysterics on talk radio and cable news have used the term effectively to end conversations. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.