Efficacious - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌefɪˈkeɪʃəs|  American pronunciation of the word efficacious
Brit.  |ˌɛfɪˈkeɪʃəs|  British pronunciation of the word efficacious

adjective

- marked by qualities giving the power to produce an intended effect

written propaganda is less efficacious than the habits and prejudices...of the readers
the medicine is efficacious in stopping a cough

- producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect(syn: effective, effectual)

an efficacious law

Examples

...taking a cookie break while studying is one of the most efficacious ways of rejuvenating the mind that I have ever discovered...

an equally efficacious method of treatment

written propaganda is less efficacious than the habits and prejudices...of the readers

the medicine is efficacious in stopping a cough

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