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KK Pronunciation

〔 әˋfєkt,Iˋfєkt,є- 〕


〔 iˊfekt 〕

Overview of noun effect

The noun effect has 6 senses

  • consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot -- (a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event")

  • impression, effect -- (an outward appearance; "he made a good impression"; "I wanted to create an impression of success"; "she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting")

  • effect -- (an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived); "he just did it for effect")

  • effect, essence, burden, core, gist -- (the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work)

  • effect, force -- ((of a law) having legal validity; "the law is still in effect")

  • effect -- (a symptom caused by an illness or a drug; "the effects of sleep loss"; "the effect of the anesthetic")

Overview of verb effect

The verb effect has 2 senses

  • effect, effectuate, set up -- (produce; "The scientists set up a shock wave")

  • effect -- (act so as to bring into existence; "effect a change")