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Affect meaning

affect - 13 dictionary results

  1. 1. make believe with the intent to deceive; " He feigned that he was ill"; " He shammed a headache"
  2. 2. To act upon; to produce an effect or change upon.
  3. 3. To influence or move, as the feelings or passions; to touch.
  4. 4. To love; to regard with affection.
  5. 5. To show a fondness for; to like to use or practice; to choose; hence, to frequent habitually.
  6. 6. To dispose or incline.
  7. 7. To aim at; to aspire; to covet.
  8. 8. To tend to by affinity or disposition.
  9. 9. To make a show of; to put on a pretense of; to feign; to assume; as, to affect ignorance.
  10. 10. To assign; to appoint.
  11. 11. Affection; inclination; passion; feeling; disposition.
  12. 12. The emotional complex associated with an idea or mental state. In hysteria, the affect is sometimes entirely dissociated, sometimes transferred to another than the original idea.
  13. 13. To move the feelings; to act upon; aim at; pretend.

affect - examples of usage

  1. So far as March knew, Dryfoos had been left to suppose that Lindau had simply stopped for some reason that did not personally affect him. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. When it occurs there are two ways in which the injury may affect the animal. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. It does not affect me." - "The Model of a Judge", William Morrison.
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