- Efficiently is defined as doing something with minimal effort or waste.
An example of efficiently is light provided by LED bulbs.
(comparative more efficiently, superlative most efficiently)
- In an efficient manner.
efficient + -ly
Variant of efficient
- directly producing an effect or result; causative; effective: the efficient cause
- producing a desired effect, product, etc. with a minimum of effort, expense, or waste; working well
Origin of efficientMiddle English and amp; Old French ; from Classical Latin efficiens, present participle of efficere: see effect