Other forms: effectuating; effectuated; effectuates

To effectuate is to produce a result or make something happen. Effectuating accomplishes things.

Things that have an effect make something happen: they're significant in some way. Similarly, to effectuate is to cause something to happen or set it up so something can happen. A doctor who effectuates a cure has found a cure. A general who effectuates an attack has made the attack happen. Some people think computers effectuate a short attention span, meaning the short attention span is caused by computers. Effectuating is about cause and effect.

Definitions of effectuate
  1. verb
    produce or cause to happen
    synonyms: effect, set up
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    accomplish, action, carry out, carry through, execute, fulfil, fulfill
    put in effect
    draw, get
    earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
    bring about abruptly
    hasten, induce, rush, stimulate
    cause to occur rapidly
    contribute or conduce to
    get over
    to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end
    carry out
    make perfect; bring to perfection
    fulfill sexually
    do, perform
    get (something) done
    complete, discharge, dispatch
    complete or carry out
    facilitate, help
    be of use
    type of:
    cause, do, make
    give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally
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