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Related to efficient: Efficient frontier, Efficient market hypothesis
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Synonyms for efficient

producing or able to produce a desired effect

acting effectively with minimal waste

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Synonyms for efficient

being effective without wasting time or effort or expense

able to accomplish a purpose

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That servant of yours, Campbell, made a most efficient search, but there are no traces.
Next only to the Butteridge machine, these were certainly the most efficient heavier-than-air fliers that had ever appeared.
He noted the firm, efficient hands--hands that could control a horse like Bob, that could run a typewriter almost as fast as a man could talk, that could sew on dainty garments, and that, doubtlessly, could play on the piano over there in the corner.
His eyes wandered from the efficient hands to the bronze slippers and back again, and he swore to himself that there were mighty few stenographers like her in existence.
Jerry barked intimidatingly at those that came closest, bristling his neck and making a ferocious simulation of an efficient protector of the white god who stood beside him.
Founding a newspaper, taking a theater, keeping race-horses, gambling at Monaco, are highly efficient as modes of losing money.
Besides, the cistern did not contain one-fifth part of it; they must therefore give up this efficient means of deadening the shock of arrival.
seem to me to accord better with the view of occasional means of transport having been largely efficient in the long course of time, than with the view of all our oceanic islands having been formerly connected by continuous land with the nearest continent; for on this latter view the migration would probably have been more complete; and if modification be admitted, all the forms of life would have been more equally modified, in accordance with the paramount importance of the relation of organism to organism.
Yet there must be, on my view, some unknown, but highly efficient means for their transportal.
Between these more serious occupations the Saturday night hop with the paper-box factory girls came as a refining influence and as an efficient screen.
Once the most favourable order of conduct is found, proved efficient and established, it becomes the ruling morality of the species that adopts it and bears them along to victory.
We have no machines, no good stock, no efficient supervision; we don't even know how to keep accounts.
And Billy belonged here, by elemental right, a part of them and of it, a master-part and a component, along with the spidery-delicate, narrow-boxed, wide- and yellow-wheeled, rubber-tired rig, efficient and capable, as different as he was different from the other man who had taken her out behind stolid, lumubering horses.
Countess, I trust that in me you will recognise an efficient substitute.
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