Pronunciation of Effectual
/ɪfˈɛkt͡ʃuːə͡l/, /ɪfˈɛktʃuːəl/, /ɪ_f_ˈɛ_k_tʃ_uː_əl/
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Other synonyms and related words:
fruitful, efficient, sound, persuasive, good, profound, rough-and-ready, active, intelligent, profitable, levelheaded, efficacious, impelling, telling, legal, productive, healthy, operative, hard-hitting, trenchant.
influential; authoritative (adjective)
appropriate, useful, employable, at hand, applied, available, beneficial, usable, practical, multipurpose, serviceable, reusable, practicable, convenient, handy, commodious, suitable, effective, fitting, utilitarian, applicable, all-purpose, functional, instrumental, expedient, advantageous, utilizable, versatile, helpful.
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for effectual:
- He made up his youthful mind that if he could not be saved without " Effectual Calling"- whatever that was- he did not want to be saved at all. - "A Boy I Knew and Four Dogs", Laurence Hutton.
- I am sorry to hear that it has not proved effectual in putting a stop to the abuse of a deserving class of men. - "A Mortal Antipathy", Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr..