|part of speech:
||causing or capable of causing a desired result; effective; efficacious.
Aspirin is usually an effectual remedy for minor pain.He worked hard as mayor but, sadly, he was not effectual.
- similar words:
- capable, effective, efficient, fruitful, valid
||having legal force, as a contract or other document.
They had a contract, but it is no longer effectual.
- invalid, void
||active, dynamic, influential, persuasive, potent, practical, productive, resourceful, successful
||effectually (adv.), effectuality (n.), effectualness (n.)