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efficio effĭcĭo (ecfacio), fēci, fectum, 3 (perf. subj. effexis, Plaut. As. 3, 5, 63; id. Poen. 1, 3, 19; inf. pass. ecfiĕri, id. Pers. 5, 1, 9; Lucr. 6, 761), v. a., to make out, work out; hence, to bring to pass, to effect, execute, complete, accomplish, make, form (very freq. in all periods and sorts of writing). In gen. With acc.: male quod mulier facere incepit, nisi id ecficere perpetrat, Plaut. Truc. 2, 5, 12 sq.; cf. id. Pers. 5, 1, 9; Caes. B. C. 1, 36 fin.; 1, 61, 2: magna facinora, Plaut. Ps. 2, 1, 16; so, facinora, Cic. Phil. 2, 42, 109; cf. opus, id. ib. 4, 1, 6; Plaut. Truc. 5, 17; Caes. B. G. 4, 18, 1; 7, 35, 4 et saep.: pontem, id. ib. 6, 6, 1; id. B. C. 1, 40, 1; 1, 62 fin.: ligneas turres, tormenta, id. ib. 3, 9, 3; 3, 39 fin.: castella, id. ib. 3, 44, 3: panes ex hoc (genere radicis), id. ib. 3, 48, 3: sphaeram (Archimedes), Cic. Rep. 1, 17: columnam, id. Verr. 2, 1, 56 et saep.: Mosa insulam efficit Batavorum, Caes. B. G. 4, 10, 2; id. ib. § 4; id. B. C. 3, 40, 4; cf.: portum (insula), id. ib. 3, 112, 2; Verg. A. 1, 160: magnum numerum cratium, scalarum, etc., Caes. B. G. 7, 81, 1: aliquid dignum dono deorum, Cic. Rep. 3, 3; cf. id. de Or. 1, 26, 120: civitatem, id. Rep. 2, 30; cf. id. ib. 3, 32: varios concentus, septem sonos, id. ib. 6, 18: magnas rerum commutationes, Caes. B. C. 3, 68, 1: tantos progressus, Cic. Brut. 78, 272: clamores et admirationes in bonis oratoribus, id. de Or. 1, 33, 152; id. Q. Fr. 3, 1, 3 et saep.: XIII. cohortes, Caes. B. C. 1, 15, 5; cf.: delectu habito duas legiones, id. ib. 1, 31, 2: unam ex duabus (legionibus), id. ib. 3, 89, 1: ad duo milia ferme boum, Liv. 22, 16 et saep.: lepide meum officium, Plaut. Truc. 4, 2, 1 sq.; cf.: nostra munia, id. Stich. 5, 4, 13: munus, Cic. Rep. 1, 46 fin.; id. Leg. 1, 5, 16: nuptias alicui, Ter. And. 3, 4, 16: aurum alicui, Plaut. Bacch. 2, 2, 55; cf. id. Poen. 1, 1, 57; Ter. Heaut. 3, 3, 23: hanc mulierem tibi, Plaut. Ps. 1, 1, 110 et saep.: quod a Curione effeceram, had procured, obtained, Cic. Att. 10, 10: amor mores hominum moros et morosos ecficit, Plaut. Trin. 3, 2, 43.—With two accs.: fortuna eos efficit caecos, quos complexa est, Cic. Lael. 15, 54; id. Off. 1, 1, 2; id. Rep. 2, 42; Caes. B. G. 3, 24 fin. et saep.; cf.: hunc (montem) murus circumdatus arcem efficit, id. ib. 1, 38, 6: aliquem consulem, Cic. Lael. 20, 73: aliquem dictatorem, id. Att. 15, 21; cf. also: quae res immani corporum magnitudine homines efficit, Caes. B. G. 4, 1, 9; and: id (genus radicis) ad similitudinem panis efficiebant, id. B. C. 3, 48, 1.

With ut: eniti et efficere, ut, etc., Cic. Lael. 16, 59; id. Rep. 1, 20; 3, 31; Caes. B. G. 2, 5, 5; 2, 17, 4 et saep.; cf.: hoc si efficiam plane, ut, etc., Plaut. Mil. 3, 3, 62: si id efficere non posset, ut, etc., Caes. B. G. 5, 50, 3: neque polliceor me effecturum, ut, etc., Cic. Rep. 1, 24 fin. —Ellips. of ut: effice, di coëamus in unum, Ov. F. 3, 683.

With ne (rare): efficio ne cui molesti sint publicani, Cic. Att. 6, 1, 16: qui efficiant, ne quid inter privatum et magistratum differat, id. Rep. 1, 43, 67; id. Fin. 4, 4, 10; Liv. 8, 7, 6: efficiam, posthac ne quemquam voce lacessas, Verg. E. 3, 51; Dig. 3, 3, 78; cf.: aliquem or aliquid, ne, etc., ib. 19, 2, 35; Quint. 3, 6, 102; 8, 3, 20.

With quominus (very seldom), Lucr. 1, 977; Quint. 11, 1, 48; Dig. 49, 14, 29; so with quo magis: saevitia collegae quo is magis ingenio suo gauderet effecit, Liv. 2, 60, 1.—( ε ) With obj. acc. and inf. (very rare, and not ante-Aug.): vehementer efficit ea coire, etc., Vitr. 2, 6; Dig. 38, 2, 14, § 8; 47, 11, 10.—( ζ ) Absol. (freq. and class.): si effecero, Dabin' mihi argentum? Plaut. Ps. 1, 5, 121; cf. id. ib. 4, 1, 39 sq.; 4, 8, 5; id. Pers. 1, 3, 87; Caes. B. G. 7, 26, 2 et saep.: se a scientiae delectatione ad efficiendi utilitatem referre, Cic. Rep. 5, 3. In partic. In econom. lang., to produce, bear, yield: (ager Leontinus) plurimum efficit, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 63 fin.; cf.: ager efficit cum octavo, cum decumo, id. ib. 2, 3, 47: si (vineae) centenos sestertios in singula jugera efficiant, Col. 3, 3, 3: cum matres binae ternos haedos efficiunt, id. 7, 6, 7.—Transf. to persons: liciti sunt usque eo, quoad se efficere posse arbitrabantur, i. e. to make a profit, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 33 fin.— Of numbers, to make out, yield, amount to a certain sum: ea (tributa) vix, in fenus Pompeii quod satis sit, efficiunt, Cic. Att. 6, 1, 3 (cf. shortly before: nec id satis efficit [al. efficitur] in usuram menstruam), Plin. 6, 33, 38, § 206; cf. ib. § 209; Col. 5, 2, 6; 8 sq.

In philos. lang., to make out, show, prove (with acc. and inf., ut, ne, or absol.): quod proposuit efficit, Cic. Par. prooem. § 2: in quibus (libris) vult efficere animos esse mortales, id. Tusc. 1, 31 fin.—In the pass. impers.: efficitur, it follows (from something): ita efficitur, ut omne corpus mortale sit, id. N. D. 3, 12, 30: ex quo efficitur, hominem naturae obedientem homini nocere non posse, id. Tusc. 3, 5, 25; cf.: ex quo illud efficitur, ne justos quidem esse natura, id. Rep. 3, 11: quid igitur efficitur? what follows from that? id. ib. 3, 12.—Hence, effĭcĭens, entis, P. a. Adj., effecting, effective, efficient.—In philos. lang.: proximus est locus rerum efficientium, quae causae appellantur: deinde rerum effectarum ab efficientibus causis, Cic. Top. 14 fin.; cf. id. Ac. 1, 6, 24; id. Fin. 3, 16, 55; id. Div. 1, 55, 125; id. Fat. 14, 33; Quint. 5, 10, 86.

Subst., with gen.: virtus efficiens utilitatis, the producer = effectrix, Cic. Off. 3, 3, 12; so, voluptatis (virtus), id. ib. 3, 33; cf.: ea, quae sunt luxuriosis efficientia voluptatum, id. Fin. 2, 7, 21; and: (causae) efficientes pulcherrimarum rerum, id. Univ. 14 fin.—* Adv.: effĭcĭenter, efficiently (for which in the post-Aug. per., efficaciter): ut id ei causa sit, quod cuique efficienter antecedat, Cic. Fat. 15, 34.

effectus, a, um, P. a., worked out, i. e. Effected, completed: una (materia) diligenter effecta plus proderit quam plures inchoatae et quasi degustatae, Quint. 10, 5, 23; cf. id. 5, 13, 34; 8, 3, 88.—In the comp.: aliquid nitidius atque effectius, Quint. 12, 10, 45.

Effected, in philos. lang. (opp. causa efficiens), Cic. Top. 18; cf. res, id. ib. 4; 14 fin.; and subst.: effectum, i, n., an effect, id. ib. 3; Quint. 6, 3, 66; 5, 10, 94. —Adv.: effecte. Effectively, in fact, Mart. 2, 27, 3; Amm. 16, 5, 7.

Effectually, efficaciously: effectius, App. Flor. 16, p. 357.—Sup. does not occur.