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Again, President Reagan was sort of an amiable presence out at the ranch by the last 6 months of his presidency. He had no effect on national policy at all.
Paul Begala

Meaning of "effect" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EFFECT

From Latin effectus a performing, tendency, from efficere to accomplish, from facere to do.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EFFECT

effect  [ɪˈfɛkt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EFFECT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Effect is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb effect in English.

WHAT DOES EFFECT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Effect

Effect may refer to: ▪ A result or change of something ▪ List of effects ▪ Cause and effect, an idiom describing causality In pharmacy and pharmacology: ▪ Drug effect, a change resulting from the administration of a drug ▪ Therapeutic effect, a beneficial change in medical condition, often caused by a drug ▪ Adverse effect or side effect, an unwanted change in medical condition caused by a drug ▪ Dose-response effect, the relationship between a drug dose and its effect, plotted on a dose-response curve In media: ▪ Special effect, an artificial illusion ▪ Sound effect, an artificially created or enhanced sound ▪ Visual effects, artificially created or enhanced images ▪ Audio signal processing ▪ Effects unit, a device used to manipulate electronic sound ▪ Effects pedal, a small device attached to an instrument to modify its sound Miscellaneous: ▪ Effects, one's personal property or belongings ▪ Effects, a fictional character in the G.I.

Definition of effect in the English dictionary

The first definition of effect in the dictionary is something that is produced by a cause or agent; result. Other definition of effect is power or ability to influence or produce a result; efficacy. Effect is also the condition of being operative.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO EFFECT

PRESENT

Present
I effect
you effect
he/she/it effects
we effect
you effect
they effect
Present continuous
I am effecting
you are effecting
he/she/it is effecting
we are effecting
you are effecting
they are effecting
Present perfect
I have effected
you have effected
he/she/it has effected
we have effected
you have effected
they have effected
Present perfect continuous
I have been effecting
you have been effecting
he/she/it has been effecting
we have been effecting
you have been effecting
they have been effecting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I effected
you effected
he/she/it effected
we effected
you effected
they effected
Past continuous
I was effecting
you were effecting
he/she/it was effecting
we were effecting
you were effecting
they were effecting
Past perfect
I had effected
you had effected
he/she/it had effected
we had effected
you had effected
they had effected
Past perfect continuous
I had been effecting
you had been effecting
he/she/it had been effecting
we had been effecting
you had been effecting
they had been effecting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will effect
you will effect
he/she/it will effect
we will effect
you will effect
they will effect
Future continuous
I will be effecting
you will be effecting
he/she/it will be effecting
we will be effecting
you will be effecting
they will be effecting
Future perfect
I will have effected
you will have effected
he/she/it will have effected
we will have effected
you will have effected
they will have effected
Future perfect continuous
I will have been effecting
you will have been effecting
he/she/it will have been effecting
we will have been effecting
you will have been effecting
they will have been effecting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would effect
you would effect
he/she/it would effect
we would effect
you would effect
they would effect
Conditional continuous
I would be effecting
you would be effecting
he/she/it would be effecting
we would be effecting
you would be effecting
they would be effecting
Conditional perfect
I would have effect
you would have effect
he/she/it would have effect
we would have effect
you would have effect
they would have effect
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been effecting
you would have been effecting
he/she/it would have been effecting
we would have been effecting
you would have been effecting
they would have been effecting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you effect
we let´s effect
you effect
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to effect
Past participle
effected
Present Participle
effecting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EFFECT


affect
əˈfɛkt
aftereffect
ˈɑːftərɪˌfɛkt
coinfect
ˌkəʊɪnˈfɛkt
confect
kənˈfɛkt
counterfect
ˈkaʊntəˌfɛkt
defect
dɪˈfɛkt
disaffect
ˌdɪsəˈfɛkt
disinfect
ˌdɪsɪnˈfɛkt
infect
ɪnˈfɛkt
praefect
ˈpriːfɛkt
prefect
ˈpriːfɛkt
redefect
ˌriːdɪˈfɛkt
reinfect
ˌriːɪnˈfɛkt
subprefect
ˈsʌbˌpriːfɛkt
suffect
ˈsʌfɛkt
transfect
trænsˈfɛkt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EFFECT

effacer
effecter
effectible
effective
effective half-life
effectively
effectiveness
effectivity
effectless
effector
effects
effectual
effectuality
effectually
effectualness
effectuate
effectuation
effeir
effeminacy
effeminate

WORDS THAT END LIKE EFFECT

butterfly effect
domino effect
electro-optical effect
greenhouse effect
ground effect
Hall effect
halo effect
in effect
knock-on effect
law of effect
multiplier effect
perfect
photoelectric effect
placebo effect
primary effect
ripple effect
side effect
skin effect
sound effect
take effect
toxic effect

Synonyms and antonyms of effect in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EFFECT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «effect» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of effect

Translation of «effect» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EFFECT

Find out the translation of effect to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of effect from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «effect» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

影响
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

efecto
570 millions of speakers

English

effect
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रभाव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أَثَر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

результат
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

efeito
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রভাব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

effet
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

kesan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wirkung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

影響
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

효과
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Efek
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tác động
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விளைவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

परिणाम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Efekt
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

effetto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skutek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

результат
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

efect
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνέπεια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitwerking
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

verkan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

virkning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of effect

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EFFECT»

The term «effect» is very widely used and occupies the 2.123 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EFFECT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «effect» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «effect» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about effect

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10 QUOTES WITH «EFFECT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word effect.
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Christopher Alexander
I believe that all centers that appear in space - whether they originate in biology, in physical forces, in pure geometry, in color - are alike simply in that they all animate space. It is this animated space that has its functional effect upon the world, that determines the way things work, that governs the presence of harmony and life.
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Raymond Aron
What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.
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Paul Begala
Again, President Reagan was sort of an amiable presence out at the ranch by the last 6 months of his presidency. He had no effect on national policy at all.
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Adrian Belew
As you can appreciate over my lifetime I've developed a large vocabulary of sounds each requiring certain physical techniques often combined with a specific effect box.
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Conrad Black
The greenhouse effect of carbon-dioxide emissions does produce gentle warming if it is not counteracted by unpredictable natural phenomena, but it cannot be measured directly against the volume of such emissions.
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Neill Blomkamp
I just watch movies I like over and over. It seems to be a lot of sci-fi stuff. My favorites are probably - besides the first two 'Alien' films, I watch '2001', I watch 'Star Wars', the first ones, because those actually had a huge effect on me as well, 'Empire Strikes Back' especially.
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Kevin Brady
And I am convinced that a single focus on preserving the purchasing power of the dollar, in effect, guarding against inflation or deflation, actually creates a solid foundation for the greatest job growth and the strongest economy that America can have.
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Zach Braff
I am really driven, but my drive doesn't effect the conversations I have in my head about life, and my worries and fears and insecurities.
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David Cameron
What we're putting forward is the most radical reform of the welfare state... for 60 years. I think it will have a transformative effect in making sure that everyone is better off in work and better off working rather than on benefits.
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Sarah Churchwell
Racism is an effect of slavery, not the other way around. Once slavery was abolished, not only did racism not disappear, neither did the economic system it upheld.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EFFECT»

Discover the use of effect in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to effect and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is ...
An insider's history of the online social network traces the collaborations and conflicts among its founders, the personalities that shaped its development, and the ways in which the site has become an integral part of contemporary culture.
David Kirkpatrick, 2011
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The Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us ...
This book reveals the core principles that reign when divergent concepts are combined.
Frans Johansson, 2006
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The Compound Effect
Explains how decisions can shape one's destiny and presents principles for guiding achievements in business, relationships, and other areas of life.
Darren Hardy, 2012
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Hall-Effect Sensors: Theory and Application
This book covers: • the physics behind Hall effect sensors • Hall effect transducers • transducer interfacing • integrated Hall effect sensors and how to interface to them • sensing techniques using Hall effect sensors • ...
Edward Ramsden, 2011
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Butterfly Effect: How Your Life Matters
It's a story that will inspire courage and wisdom in the decisions we make, as well as affect the way we treat others through our lifetime. Andrews speaks over 100 times a year, and The Butterfly Effect is his #1 most requested story.
Andy Andrews, 2011
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The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World's Most Powerful Company ...
, Americans spend $36 million an hour at Wal-Mart stores, and in 2004 its growth alone was bigger than the total revenue of 469 of the Fortune 500), The Wal-Mart Effect is an intimate look at a business that is dramatically reshaping our ...
Charles Fishman, 2006
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The Loyalty Effect: The Hidden Force Behind Growth, Profits, ...
The Loyalty Effect will change the way you think about loyalty, profits, and the nature of business. Fred Reichheld is a Director Emeritus of Bain & Company and a Bain Fellow. He is also the author of Loyalty Rules!
Frederick F. Reichheld, Thomas Teal, 2001
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The Al Jazeera Effect: How the New Global Media Are ...
A fresh look at the role of today's new media in current affairs
Philip Seib, 2008
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The Dragonfly Effect: Quick, Effective, and Powerful Ways To ...
Named for the only insect that is able to move in any direction when its four wings are working in concert, this book Reveals the four "wings" of the Dragonfly Effect-and how they work together to produce colossal results Features original ...
Jennifer Aaker, Andy Smith, 2010
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The Halo Effect: ... and the Eight Other Business Delusions ...
The Halo Effect is a guide for the thinking manager, a way to detect errors in business research and to reach a clearer understanding of what drives business success and failure.
Phil Rosenzweig, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EFFECT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term effect is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Broadsheet effect: is this the most powerful magazine in Australia?
It used to be that the broadsheet (that is, newspaper) food supplements could make or break a new restaurant or cafe, but the Broadsheet effect ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Cos And Effect: Dropped Months Ago By CAA, Bill Cosby Is Un …
Bill Cosby was quietly dumped by CAA, which represented him since 2012, and he is now without talent representation in Hollywood. Cosby ... «Deadline, Jul 15»
3
Leveling Up In Mass Effect: Andromeda Is 'Incredible'
It will be interesting to see how it can be “incredible” as described by Gamble in Mass Effect: Andromeda. It's possible your main character can ... «Attack of the Fanboy, Jul 15»
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The problem with the skyscraper wind effect
But why do skyscrapers have this effect and what can be done to alleviate it? Anyone who has ever walked near a very tall building in the ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
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Flash Flood Watch In Effect For Thursday PM
The watch is in effect from late Thursday afternoon through Thursday night, according to the National Weather Service. A flash flood watch ... «Hartford Courant, Jul 15»
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Flood watch in effect until noon for NW Ohio
A flood watch in effect until noon for Northwest Ohio today, according to the National Weather Service. Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Sandusky, Erie, ... «Toledo Blade, Jul 15»
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The July Effect: Is It Really A Bad Time To Go To The Hospital?
Each July when senior residents move on, a wave of around 30,000 newly minted doctors begin their residencies at hospitals around the ... «Here And Now, Jul 15»
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Mexico's ban on circus animal performances takes effect
But the ban on animal performances at circuses that took effect Wednesday doesn't necessarily mean the animals will be kept entirely out of ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
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The ripple effect of identity theft: what happens to my data once it's …
It's the ripple effect. Small data breaches look on the surface to be minor losses of data but they expand out across the digital waters faster than ... «Information Age, Jul 15»
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The Chances of a Rate Cut Rise, But Its Effect Remains Questionable
Some economists believe a rate cut will take effect this year. Others believe we'll see another rate cut, but not until next year. And then there are ... «Daily Reckoning - Australian Edition, Jul 15»

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