Definitions For Effective


  • Existing in fact; not theoretical; real
  • Able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively
  • Exerting force or influence
  • Works well as a means or remedy
  • Ready for service


  • Producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect

Is Effective a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Effective is worth 20 points in Scrabble and 22 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Effective in a Sentence

  • It's a simple but effective technique.
  • He gave an effective speech.

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Antonyms for Effective

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