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effectuate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of effectuate

  1. to be the cause of (a situation, action, or state of mind) <the hope that the greater social interaction between native residents and the immigrants will effectuate greater understanding and harmony> Synonyms beget, breed, bring, bring about, bring on, catalyze, cause, create, do, draw on, effect, engender, generate, induce, invoke, make, occasion, produce, prompt, result (in), spawn, translate (into), work, yieldRelated Words conduce (to), contribute (to); decide, determine; begin, establish, father, found, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, institute, introduce, launch, pioneer, set, set up, start; advance, cultivate, develop, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote; enact, render, turn outNear Antonyms impede, limit, restrict; clamp down (on), crack down (on), crush, dampen, put down, quash, quell, repress, smother, squash, squelch, stifle, subdue, suppress; arrest, check, control, curb, inhibit, rein (in), restrain, retard; can [slang], kill, snuff (out), still; abolish, demolish, destroy, extinguish, liquidate, quench




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