Definition and Meanings for efficient
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Part of Speech of efficient
Etymology of efficient
Meaning of efficient
as adjective, noun
- causing effects; producing results; that makes the effect to be what it is; actively operative; not inactive, slack, or incapable; characterized by energetic and useful activity; as, an efficient officer, power.
- an efficient cause; a prime mover.