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Synonyms for efficacious
ˌɛf ɪˈkeɪ ʃəsef·fi·ca·cious

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  1. efficaciousadjective

    marked by qualities giving the power to produce an intended effect

    "written propaganda is less efficacious than the habits and prejudices...of the readers"-Aldous Huxley; "the medicine is efficacious in stopping a cough"

    Synonyms:
    effectual, effective

    Antonyms:
    inefficacious

  2. effective, effectual, efficaciousadjective

    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"; "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action"; "an efficacious law"

    Synonyms:
    sound, effective, in effect(p), efficient, effectual, legal, in force(p), good

    Antonyms:
    inefficacious

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  1. efficaciousadjective

    Synonyms:
    effectual, effective, powerful, active, operative, efficient, energetic, of adequate power

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  1. efficaciousadjective

    Synonyms:
    potent, effectual, effective, productive

    Antonyms:
    inefficacious

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  1. List of paraphrases for "efficacious":

    effective, efficient

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How to use efficacious in a sentence?

  1. Nora Volkow:

    One of the things is, we don't have any evidence-based medication that has proven to be efficacious for the treatment of cocaine addiction, so we currently have no medicine to intervene, and it can be a very severe addiction and actually quite dangerous.

  2. Julie Strickland:

    The more we can get out there to show that it’s safe and efficacious and really well tolerated and well liked among young adults, the better.

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    When the American public hears that, you should be assured that that is the case and if you get an overwhelming majority of the people vaccinated with a highly efficacious vaccine, we can reasonably quickly get into herd immunity that would be a blanket of protection for the country.

  4. Maria Montessori:

    If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks.

  5. Dorothy Sayers:

    The best remedy for a bruised heart is not, as so many people seem to think, repose upon a manly bosom. Much more efficacious are honest work, physical activity, and sudden acquisition of wealth.


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