effectus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of efficiō ‎(make or work out; accomplish; effect), from ē ‎(out of), short form of ex, + faciō ‎(do, make).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

effectus m ‎(feminine effecta, neuter effectum); first/second declension

  1. made out, worked out, completed, finished, accomplished, made, having been worked out
  2. caused to occur, brought about, having been brought out
  3. produced, yielded, having been produced
  4. (philosophy) shown, proven, deduced, having been proven

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative effectus effecta effectum effectī effectae effecta
genitive effectī effectae effectī effectōrum effectārum effectōrum
dative effectō effectō effectīs
accusative effectum effectam effectum effectōs effectās effecta
ablative effectō effectā effectō effectīs
vocative effecte effecta effectum effectī effectae effecta

Noun[edit]

effectus m ‎(genitive effectūs); fourth declension

  1. The act of doing, making or effecting; execution, accomplishment, completion, performance.
  2. An effect, result, outcome, operation, tendency, purpose.

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative effectus effectūs
genitive effectūs effectuum
dative effectuī effectibus
accusative effectum effectūs
ablative effectū effectibus
vocative effectus effectūs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • effectus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.