1. 〔手柄〕a great achievement;〔成功〕success ((in))
    • 功成り名を遂げる
    • achieve success and fame
    • 功を立てる
    • render distinguished services/distinguish oneself
    • この企画の立案者として功があった
    • He 「contributed greatly [made a great contribution] as the planner of this project.
    • 功を急ぎ過ぎた
    • He was too eager for success.
    • さすがは年の功だ
    • Experience will tell./〔個別の事例について〕It surely proves the advantage of experience.
  1. 功を奏するbe effective ((in));be successful ((in));work
    • 新しい方策はインフレ抑制に功を奏した
    • The new measures were effective [successful] in curbing inflation.