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affect

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of affect

  1. 1 to act upon (a person or a person's feelings) so as to cause a response their son claims that scary movies don't affect him in the least Synonyms impact, impress, influence, move, reach, strike, sway, tell (on), touch Related Words carry away, dazzle, enrapture, entrance, enthrall (or enthral), ravish, transport; bias, color; inspire, stir; engage, interest, involve, penetrate, pierce; afflict, agitate, bother, concern, discomfort, discompose, disquiet, distress, disturb, fluster, harass, harry, perturb, pester, plague, smite, strain, stress, trouble, try, upset, worry, wring; allure, attract, bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, fascinate Phrases get to Near Antonyms bore, jade, pall, tire, weary; underwhelm

  2. 2 to be the business or affair of fortunately, hurricane season doesn't affect the West Coast Synonyms affect, involve, touchRelated Words appertain (to), apply (to), bear (on), pertain (to), refer (to), relate (to); embroil, ensnare, entangle, implicate


affect

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of affect

  1. 1 to present a false appearance of she affected complete unawareness that we were talking about her, though she must have overheard Synonyms act, affect, assume, bluff, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, pass (for), pretend, profess, put on, sham, simulateRelated Words dissimulate, impersonate, let on, masquerade, play, playact, pose; forge, imitate; camouflage, conceal, disguise, mask; feint; malinger

  2. 2 to go to or spend time in often a power couple known to affect all the fancy parties in town Synonyms affect, habituate, hang (at), haunt, resort (to), visitRelated Words patronize; attend, take in; infest, invade, overrun, swarm; call (on or upon), drop by, drop in, pop (in), run (in), stop (in or by); camp (out in), sojourn (at), stay (at), stop (over), tarry (in)Near Antonyms dodge, duck, elude, escape, eschew, evade, shakeAntonyms avoid, shun


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