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Synonyms for efficient
ɪˈfɪʃ əntef·fi·cient

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  1. efficientadjective

    Antonyms:
    inefficient

  2. efficientadjective

    Antonyms:
    inefficient

  3. efficientadjective

    The motor is only 20% efficient at that temperature.

    Antonyms:
    inefficient

Princeton's WordNet

  1. efficientadjective

    being effective without wasting time or effort or expense

    "an efficient production manager"; "efficient engines save gas"

    Synonyms:
    effective

    Antonyms:
    wasteful, inefficient, incompetent, uneconomical

  2. effective, efficientadjective

    able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively

    "people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw; "effective personnel"; "an efficient secretary"; "the efficient cause of the revolution"

    Synonyms:
    good, efficacious, effectual, effective, in effect(p), in force(p)

    Antonyms:
    inefficient, incompetent, uneconomical, wasteful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. efficientadjective

    Synonyms:
    operative, active, efficacious, effective, effectual, potent

  2. efficientadjective

    Synonyms:
    able, energetic, skilful, ready

  3. efficientnoun

    Synonyms:
    cause, operator, prime mover, efficient agent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. efficientadjective

    Synonyms:
    competent, capable, proficient, effectual, potent, efficacious

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How to use efficient in a sentence?

  1. Michel Smitall:

    Privileges and immunities are intended to facilitate GCF activities in countries in which it operates and the GCF’s ability to use contributions by donor countries in an effective and efficient manner that serves the objectives agreed by its member countries.

  2. Pablo Paez:

    We do not believe in cost-cutting for profit's sake as critics like the ACLU contend, instead we believe in running an efficient operation that provides adequate staffing and relies on state of the art technology for monitoring, communication, health care and rehabilitation programs.

  3. Thomas OConnor:

    If we go into many retailers whether in the U.S. or U.K., there are very often going to be CCTV cameras or some form of cameras within the store operation, thats being leveraged by linking it to an analytics tool, which can then do the actual analysis in a more efficient and effective way.

  4. John Cryan:

    Our challenges are also evident in the unacceptably high level of our costs, our continuing burden of heavy litigation charges, a balance sheet that must be more efficient, and the poor overall returns to our shareholders.

  5. Director Daniel Zilberman:

    Auctions are still taking place but bilateral talks offer a more efficient way to get deals done.


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