AskDefine | Define effectuate

Dictionary Definition

effectuate v : produce; "The scientists set up a shockwave" [syn: effect, bring about, set up]

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English

Verb

  1. To be the cause of something.
  2. To bring about something; to effect or execute something.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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