English Vocabulary: Effecient vs. Effective

*simple, straight to the point, just the way you want it

Comparisons:
1. Efficient  says that something is done using the least amount of resources or energy
    Effective says that something is done right.

  • He is an effective speaker. ( He communicates and people understand). 
  • He is an efficient speaker. ( He communicates thoughts in the least amount of words. A usual talk may take 1 hour but he only needs 30 minutes to explain the topic.)


2. Effective means something works.
    Efficient  means something works with minimum effort or spending.

  • The diet plan is effective. 
  • An efficient diet plan will produce results at a quicker, uncomplicated, and cheaper means.

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