Origin of effective
Examples from the Web for effectively
It may have been the reason why Goldwater beat Rockefeller by three points, and effectively sewed up the GOP nomination.
Earl Spencer adds, “Effectively, my great-grandfather sold his children to his father-in-law.”The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While Drake is redefining realness, Iggy is effectively “passing.”
People using it effectively opened a secret channel on an a public platform.
And now the Chinese courts have effectively signed their name to it.
But it was indirectly perhaps that his work contributed most effectively to the doctrine of the Progress of collective mankind.The Idea of Progress|J. B. Bury
As for children, the bishop settled that quickly and effectively.The Bishop of Cottontown|John Trotwood Moore
Their surprise was no greater than his, nor was it so effectively expressed.The Squire's Daughter|Archibald Marshall
But the women worked on quietly, effectively, and unnoticed.The Anti-Slavery Crusade|Jesse Macy
The police cars were brought to a halt to effectively stop the further progress of the speeding limousine.The Mind Master|Arthur J. Burks
British Dictionary definitions for effectively
Word Origin and History for effectively
late 14c., from French effectif, from Latin effectivus "productive, effective," from effect-, stem of efficere (see effect (n.)). Effectively in the sense of "actually" is attested by 1650s. Related: Effectivity.