Meaning of EFFECT in English


noun manifestation; expression; sign.

2. effect ·noun the purport; the sum and substance.

3. effect ·noun impression left on the mind; sensation produced.

4. effect ·vt to produce, as a cause or agent; to cause to be.

5. effect ·noun consequence intended; purpose; meaning; general intent;

— with to.

6. effect ·noun reality; actual meaning; fact, as distinguished from mere appearance.

7. effect ·noun execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in may.

8. effect ·noun power to produce results; efficiency; force; importance; account; as, to speak with effect.

9. effect ·noun goods; movables; personal estate;

— sometimes used to embrace real as well as personal property; as, the people escaped from the town with their effects.

10. effect ·vt to bring to pass; to execute; to enforce; to achieve; to accomplish.

11. effect ·noun 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; as, the effect of luxury.

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