Effectuate meaning

ĭ-fĕkcho͝o-āt
To effectuate is to make something happen.

A politician who actually manages to change the tax code is an example of someone who effectuates change.

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To bring about; effect.
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To bring about; cause to happen; effect.
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To be the cause of something.
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To bring about something; to effect or execute something.
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Origin of effectuate

  • Medieval Latin effectuāre effectuāt- from Latin effectus an effect effect

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition