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effect

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of effect

  1. 1 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause better health is always one of the effects of improved hygiene Synonyms of effect aftereffect, aftermath, backwash, child, conclusion, consequence, corollary, development, fate, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, precipitate, product, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshot Words Related to effect ramification; denouement (also dénouement), echo, implication, repercussion; afterclap, afterglow, aftershock; blowback, by-product, fallout, offshoot, ripple, side effect (also side reaction), spin-off Phrases matter of course Near Antonyms of effect consideration, determinant, factor; base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork; impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, stimulus; mother, origin, root, source, spring Antonyms of effect antecedent, causation, cause, occasion, reason

  2. 2 the power to bring about a result on another religion has a profound effect on our lives Synonyms of effect impact, influence, mark, repercussion, sway Words Related to effect authority, clout, prestige, pull, weight; command, domination, dominion, mastery; consequence, importance, significance; sovereignty (also sovranty), supremacy Near Antonyms of effect helplessness, impotence, impotency, powerlessness, weakness

  3. 3 effects pl  transportable items that one owns the family packed up its household effects and moved to Florida Synonyms of effect belongings, chattels, duds, effects, gear, goods, holdings, movables (or moveables), paraphernalia, personal effects, personal property, personalty, plunder [chiefly dialect], stuff, thingsWords Related to effect treasures, valuables; appointments, fixtures, furnishings; estate, property, tangibles; collateralNear Antonyms of effect immovables, real estate


effect

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of effect

  1. to be the cause of (a situation, action, or state of mind) classroom discussions designed to effect a change in racial attitudes Synonyms of effect beget, breed, bring, bring about, bring on, catalyze, cause, create, do, draw on, effectuate, engender, generate, induce, invoke, make, occasion, produce, prompt, result (in), spawn, translate (into), work, yield Words Related to effect conduce (to), contribute (to); decide, determine; begin, establish, father, found, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, institute, introduce, launch, pioneer, set, set up, start; advance, cultivate, develop, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote; enact, render, turn out Phrases bring forth, give rise to Near Antonyms of effect impede, limit, restrict; clamp down (on), crack down (on), crush, dampen, put down, quash, quell, repress, smother, squash, squelch, stifle, subdue, suppress; arrest, check, control, curb, inhibit, rein (in), restrain, retard; can [slang], kill, snuff (out), still; abolish, demolish, destroy, extinguish, liquidate, quench



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