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Synonyms for effect
ɪˈfɛktef·fect

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. effectnoun

    An act is strictly and originally something accomplished by an exercise of power, in which sense it is synonymous with deed or effect. Action is a doing. Act is therefore single, individual, momentary; action a complex of acts, or a process, state, or habit of exerting power. We say a virtuous act, but rather a virtuous course of action. We speak of the action of an acid upon a metal, not of its act. Act is used, also, for the simple exertion of power; as, an act of will. In this sense an act does not necessarily imply an external effect, while an action does. Morally, the act of murder is in the determination to kill; legally, the act is not complete without the striking of the fatal blow. Act and deed are both used for the thing done, but act refers to the power put forth, deed to the result accomplished; as, a voluntary act, a bad deed. In connection with other words act is more usually qualified by the use of another noun, action by an adjective preceding; we may say a kind act, though oftener an act of kindness, but only a kind action, not an action of kindness. As between act and deed, deed is commonly used of great, notable, and impressive acts, as are achievement, exploit, and feat.

    Festus: We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths.

    Bailey Festus, A Country Town, sc. 7.

    A feat exhibits strength, skill, personal power, whether mental or physical, especially the latter; as, a feat of arms, a feat of memory. An exploit is a conspicuous or glorious deed, involving valor or heroism, usually combined with strength, skill, loftiness of thought, and readiness of resource; an achievement is the doing of something great and noteworthy; an exploit is brilliant, but its effect may be transient; an achievement is solid, and its effect enduring. Act and action are both in contrast to all that is merely passive and receptive. The intensest action is easier than passive endurance.

    Synonyms:
    accomplishment, achievement, act, action, consummation, deed, doing, execution, exercise, exertion, exploit, feat, motion, movement, operation, performance, proceeding, transaction, work

    Antonyms:
    cessation, deliberation, endurance, immobility, inaction, inactivity, inertia, passion (In philosophic sense), quiescence, quiet, repose, rest, suffering, suspension

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. effect

    Synonyms:
    produce, cause, complete, achieve, accomplish, fulfil, realize, execute, consummate

    Antonyms:
    prevent, obviate, frustrate, mar

  2. effectnoun

    Synonyms:
    result, consequence, issue, pi, goods, chattels, property, movables, commodities

    Antonyms:
    origin, cause

Princeton's WordNet

  1. consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    aftermath, progeny, resolution, issuing, case, government issue, military issue, return, takings, burden, resultant, payoff, consequence, core, take, publication, answer, impression, resultant role, event, upshot, subject, topic, solvent, offspring, egress, gist, outlet, termination, exit, number, essence, yield, moment, emergence, outcome, way out, proceeds, issue, force, solution, final result, import, matter, result, issuance

  2. impression, effectnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    consequence, impression, event, mental picture, core, force, imprint, feeling, result, burden, opinion, notion, depression, essence, outcome, printing, gist, stamp, upshot, issue, picture, belief

  3. effectnoun

    an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived)

    "he just did it for effect"

    Synonyms:
    issue, consequence, result, event, burden, essence, upshot, core, gist, outcome, impression, force

  4. effect, essence, burden, core, gistnoun

    the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

    Synonyms:
    substance, loading, perfume, meat, centre, burden, center, consequence, core, marrow, load, sum, impression, event, heart and soul, core group, upshot, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, gist, inwardness, pith, heart, nucleus, onus, essence, magnetic core, outcome, encumbrance, issue, force, incumbrance, result

  5. effect, forcenoun

    (of a law) having legal validity

    "the law is still in effect"

    Synonyms:
    power, consequence, military unit, event, military group, core, force, force out, military force, force play, strength, gist, violence, result, burden, essence, outcome, force-out, upshot, personnel, forcefulness, issue, impression

  6. effectverb

    a symptom caused by an illness or a drug

    "the effects of sleep loss"; "the effect of the anesthetic"

    Synonyms:
    issue, consequence, result, event, burden, essence, upshot, core, gist, outcome, impression, force

  7. effect, effectuate, set upverb

    produce

    "The scientists set up a shock wave"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, ensnare, assemble, put, put up, found, install, effectuate, put together, arrange, frame, set up, lay out, tack, instal, launch, put in, gear up, order, ready, entrap, rear, set, fix, pitch, piece, rig, establish, erect, raise, prepare

  8. effectverb

    act so as to bring into existence

    "effect a change"

    Synonyms:
    set up, effectuate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. effectnoun

    Synonyms:
    consequence, result, issue, event

  2. effectnoun

    Synonyms:
    force, validity, weight, power, efficiency

  3. effectnoun

    Synonyms:
    purport, import, drift, tenor, meaning, general intent

  4. effectnoun

    Synonyms:
    fact, reality, truth

  5. effectnoun

    Synonyms:
    impression (on the organs of sense)

  6. effectverb

    Synonyms:
    cause, produce, create

  7. effectverb

    Synonyms:
    accomplish, achieve, execute, perform, do, consummate, realize, carry, compass, effectuate, bring about, bring to pass, carry out, work out

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. effectnoun

    Synonyms:
    result, outcome, consequence, issue, validity, force, weight, execution, performance, realization, meaning, tenor, purport, intent, ensemble

  2. effectverb

    Synonyms:
    effectuate, accomplish, realize, achieve, consummate, compass

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How to use effect in a sentence?

  1. Dina Suleiman:

    His visit had a double effect: on the one hand it is showing a side of Saudi Arabia that has never before been seen in the West... on the other hand he is leveraging his age in a positive way.

  2. Bruce Neal:

    Patients with sleep apnea, who are often at increased cardiovascular risk, need rigorous management with other indicated therapies, such as blood pressure lowering, statins, and antithrombotic drugs, i think the most interesting finding of the meta-analysis is that the best estimate of the effect of obstructive sleep apnea treatment on risk of major adverse cardiovascular events is very similar to the reduction in risk seen with aspirin, beta-blockers, or statin medications.

  3. Elise Facer-Childs:

    You have to take into account sleep quality. Night shift workers don't sleep as well, so if athletes are getting to bed in the early hours that will have an effect.

  4. Max Beerbohm:

    To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself.

  5. Miguel Cardona:

    I spent the formative part of my career in a Connecticut elementary school. I will never forget the ripple effect of fear and heartbreak that spread among students and teachers in the aftermath of the horrific Sandy Hook shooting.


Translations for effect

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  • تأثيرArabic
  • нәтижә, һөҙөмтәBashkir
  • ефект, следствие, осъществявам, резултат, извършвамBulgarian
  • efecteCatalan, Valencian
  • účinek, efektCzech
  • effaithWelsh
  • Effekt, Auswirkung, Wirkung, bewirkenGerman
  • πραγματοποίηση, εφφέ, ισχύς, αποτέλεσμα, φαινόμενο, εκτελώ, επίδραση, αποτελώ, φέρνω αποτέλεσμαGreek
  • efikoEsperanto
  • efectuar, efectos especiales, efecto, efectos, vigencia, vigorSpanish
  • اثرPersian
  • vaikutus, efekti, seuraus, voimassaolo, saada aikaan, ilmiö, tavarat, omaisuusFinnish
  • effet, effectuer, effetsFrench
  • èifeachd, toradh, builScottish Gaelic
  • असरHindi
  • երևույթArmenian
  • effettoItalian
  • השפעהHebrew
  • 達成する, 結果, 作用, エフェクター, 影響, 発効, 音響効果, 効果Japanese
  • 効果, 결과, 結果, 효과, 효력Korean
  • iedarbe, efekts, iedarbībaLatvian
  • kawekawenga, rara, pāngaMāori
  • kesan, efekMalay
  • virkningNorwegian
  • bewerkstelligen, effectDutch
  • effekt, forårsakeNorwegian
  • rezultat, efektPolish
  • efeito sonoro, efectivar, efeito, efectuar, efeitos especiaisPortuguese
  • efectRomanian
  • эффект, влияние, воздействие, результатRussian
  • efekt, dojam, ishod, učinak, rezultatSerbo-Croatian
  • učinekSlovene
  • utverka, sätta i verket, effekt, verkställa, resultat, effektuera, sätta igångSwedish
  • madharaSwahili
  • விளைவுTamil
  • etki, sonuç, yürürlük, efektTurkish
  • hiệu ứngVietnamese
  • 影响Chinese

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