effect [ih-fekt] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||carry out, accomplish|
|Synonyms:||achieve, actualize, actuate, begin, bring about, bring off, bring on, buy, carry through, cause, complete, conceive, conclude, consummate, create, do a number, do one's thing, do the job, do the trick, do to a T, draw on, effectuate, enact, enforce, execute, fulfill, generate, get across, get to, give rise to, implement, induce, initiate, invoke, make, make it, make waves, perform, procure, produce, pull it off, put across, realize, render, secure, sell, turn out, turn the trick, unzip, yield|
|Notes:||as a noun, affect means 'a feeling or emotion,' whereas effect means 'the result or consequence of some action or process'; as a verb, to affect means 'to exert an influence upon,' and implies the action of a stimulus that can produce a response or reaction, whereas to effect means 'to bring about as a result'
effect is a noun referring to a thing, but if you mean an action, that is affect; if you want the verb meaning 'achieve, bring about,' that is effect
|Antonyms:||fail, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook|
|Concept:||[Constant sequent] Effect.|
|Category:||1. CONSTANCY OF SEQUENCE IN EVENTS|
effect, consequence; aftergrowth, aftercome; derivative, derivation; result; resultant, resultance; upshot, issue, denouement; end; development, outgrowth, fruit, crop, harvest, product, bud., production, produce, work, handiwork, fabric, performance; creature, creation; offspring, offshoot; firstfruits, firstlings; heredity, telegony; premises.
be the effect of ; be due to, be owing to; originate in, originate from; rise, arise, take its rise spring from, proceed from, emanate from, come from, grow from, bud from, sprout from, germinate from, issue from, flow from, result from, follow from, derive its origin from, accrue from; come to, come of, come out of; depend upon, hang upon, hinge upon, turn upon., take the consequences, sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.
owing to; resulting from; derivable from; due to; caused by; dependent upon; derived from, evolved from; derivative; hereditary; telegonous.
of course, it follows that, naturally, consequently; as a consequence, in consequence; through, all along of, necessarily, eventually.
cela va sans dire ["That goes without saying" (French)], "thereby hangs a tale" [Taming of the Shrew].
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