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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. Something brought about by a cause or agent; a result.
  • n. The power to produce an outcome or achieve a result; influence: The drug had an immediate effect on the pain. The government's action had no effect on the trade imbalance.
  • n. A scientific law, hypothesis, or phenomenon: the photovoltaic effect.
  • n. Advantage; avail: used her words to great effect in influencing the jury.
  • n. The condition of being in full force or execution: a new regulation that goes into effect tomorrow.
  • n. Something that produces a specific impression or supports a general design or intention: The lighting effects emphasized the harsh atmosphere of the drama.
  • n. A particular impression: large windows that gave an effect of spaciousness.
  • n. Production of a desired impression: spent lavishly on dinner just for effect.
  • n. The basic or general meaning; import: He said he was greatly worried, or words to that effect.
  • n. Movable belongings; goods.
  • v. To bring into existence.
  • v. To produce as a result.
  • v. To bring about. See Usage Note at affect1.
  • idiom. in effect In essence; to all purposes: testimony that in effect contradicted her earlier statement.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. The result or outcome of a cause. See usage notes below.
  • n. An illusion produced by technical means (as in "special effect")
  • n. An alteration in sound after it has been produced by an instrument.
  • n. A device for producing an alteration in sound produced by an instrument.
  • n. The state of being binding and enforceable, as in a rule, policy, or law.
  • n. A scientific phenomenon, usually named after its discoverer.
  • n. Belongings, usually as personal effects.
  • v. To make or bring about; to implement.
  • v. Common misspelling of affect.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. Execution; performance; realization; operation.
  • n. Manifestation; expression; sign.
  • n. In general: That which is produced by an agent or cause; the event which follows immediately from an antecedent, called the cause; result; consequence; outcome; fruit.
  • n. Impression left on the mind; sensation produced.
  • n. Power to produce results; efficiency; force; importance; account.
  • n. Consequence intended; purpose; meaning; general intent; -- with to.
  • n. The purport; the sum and substance.
  • n. Reality; actual meaning; fact, as distinguished from mere appearance.
  • n. Goods; movables; personal estate; -- sometimes used to embrace real as well as personal property.
  • v. To produce, as a cause or agent; to cause to be.
  • v. To bring to pass; to execute; to enforce; to achieve; to accomplish.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To produce as a result; be the cause or agent of; bring about; make actual; achieve: as, to effect a political revolution, or a change of government.
  • To bring to a desired end; bring to pass; execute; accomplish; fulfil: as, to effect a purpose, or one's desires.
  • Synonyms To realize, fulfil, complete, compass, consummate; Affect, Effect. See affect.
  • Execute, Accomplish, etc. See perform.
  • n. That which is effected by an efficient cause; a consequent; more generally, the result of any kind of cause except a final cause: as, the effect of heat.
  • n. Power to produce consequnces or results; force; validity; account: as, the obligation is void and of no effect.
  • n. Purport; import or general intent: as, he immediately wrote to that effect; his speech was to the effect that, etc.
  • n. A state or course of accomplishment or fulfilment; effectuation; achievement; operation: as, to bring a plan into effect; the medicine soon took effect.
  • n. Actual fact; reality; not mere appearance: preceded by in.
  • n. Mental impression; general result upon the mind of what is apprehended by any of the faculties: as, the effect of a view, or of a picture.
  • n. pl. [After F. effets, effects, chattels, effets mobiliers, movable property; cf. effect, a bill, bill of exchange, effets publics, stocks, funds.] Goods; movables; personal estate.
  • n. The conclusion; the dénouement of a story.
  • n. Goods, Chattels, etc. See property.
  • n. In art, an accidental or unusual combination of colors, lights, or forms which especially excite the interest of a painter and form a suitable motive or key in painting or etching.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. act so as to bring into existence
  • n. a symptom caused by an illness or a drug
  • n. an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived)
  • n. the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
  • n. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  • n. (of a law) having legal validity
  • n. an outward appearance
  • v. produce
  • Verb Form
    effected    effecting    effectively    effects   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    significance    signification    import    meaning    validness    validity   
    Words with the same meaning
    result    consequence    execution    performance    realization    operation    manifestation    expression    sign    outcome   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Brecht    Hecht    Select    affect    bedecked    checked    collect    confect    connect    correct   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    result    influence    condition    consequence    idea    aspect    praise    memory    theory    reason