1. to be effective; to take effect; to be good (for)See also 薬が効く, usu. 効く
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- These pills act on the heart.
2. to work; to function wellSee also 目が利く, usu. 利く for body senses, functions, etc.
- How dare you speak to me like that?
3. to be possible (to do, use, etc.); to be able toSee also 割引が効く
- My credit is good for 50,000 yen.
4. to taste (alcohol); to trySee also 聞く
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