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[()·]
kiku
godan verb, intransitive verb

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kiku

English Meaning(s) for 効く

godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be effective; to show effect
  2. to do its work; to carry out its function well
  3. to be possible to use

Definition and Synonyms for 効く

Act have an effect or outcome
Synonyms: 作用, 効く, 機能
Efficacy capacity or power to produce a desired effect
Synonyms: 利き, , 効き, 効く, 効力, 効果, 効き目, 効能, 効験, 実効, 甲斐
Act often the one desired or expected
Synonyms: 作用, 効く, 機能

Meanings for each kanji in 効く

merit; efficacy; efficiency; benefit Kanji Details »

Categories 効く is a member of

Deliver The Goods attain success or reach a desired goal
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Effectiveness power to be effective
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 効く

Conjugations for 効く

masu stem Form
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kiki
Negative stem Form
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kika
te-form
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kiite
Negative te-form Form
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kikanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kiku
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikanai
Past Indicative Form
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kiita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikanakatta
Presumptive Form
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kikou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kikimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikimasen
Past Indicative Form
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kikimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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kikimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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kikitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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kikitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikitakunakatta
te-form
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kikitakute
Negative te-form Form
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kikitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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kikitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kike
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kikinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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kikeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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kiitara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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kiitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kikeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikenai
Past Indicative Form
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kiketa
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikenakatta
te-form
[()··]
kikete
Negative te-form Form
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kikenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kikemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikemasen
Past Indicative Form
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kikemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
kikareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikarenai
Past Indicative Form
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kikareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikarenakatta
te-form
[()···]
kikarete
Negative te-form Form
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kikarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kikaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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kikaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kikaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikasenai
Past Indicative Form
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kikaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikasenakatta
te-form
[()···]
kikasete
Negative te-form Form
[()·····]
kikasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
kikasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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kikasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kikasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
kikasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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kikasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikasarenakatta
te-form
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kikasarete
Negative te-form Form
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kikasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kikasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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kikasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikasaremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 効く

If you continue to take this herbal medicine, it will do you good.
Do you have anything for a cold?
This medicine will do wonders for a runny nose.
This drug acts against headache.
The doctor is looking for medicine that is effective for this illness.

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