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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 of 1affect impact, impress, influence, move, reach, strike, sway, tell (on), touch Words Related to 1affect 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 of 1affect 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 of 1affect affect, involve, touchWords Related to 1affect 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 of 2affect act, affect, assume, bluff, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, pass (for), pretend, profess, put on, sham, simulateWords Related to 2affect 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 of 2affect affect, habituate, hang (at), haunt, resort (to), visitWords Related to 2affect 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 of 2affect dodge, duck, elude, escape, eschew, evade, shakeAntonyms of 2affect avoid, shun



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