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Effect meaning

effect - 15 dictionary results

  1. 1. produce; " The scientists set up a shockwave"
  2. 2. act so as to bring into existence; " effect a change"
  3. 3. Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May.
  4. 4. Manifestation; expression; sign.
  5. 5. In general: That which is produced by an agent or cause; the event which follows immediately from an antecedent, called the cause; result; consequence; outcome; fruit; as, the effect of luxury.
  6. 6. Impression left on the mind; sensation produced.
  7. 7. Power to produce results; efficiency; force; importance; account; as, to speak with effect.
  8. 8. The purport; the sum and substance.
  9. 9. Reality; actual meaning; fact, as distinguished from mere appearance.
  10. 10. To produce, as a cause or agent; to cause to be.
  11. 11. To bring to pass; to execute; to enforce; to achieve; to accomplish.
  12. 12. Consequence intended; purpose; meaning; general intent; - with to.
  13. 13. Goods; movables; personal estate; - sometimes used to embrace real as well as personal property; as, the people escaped from the town with their effects.
  14. 14. Something done; result; operation; impression.
  15. 15. To accomplish; bring to pass.

effect - examples of usage

  1. We shall see the effect of this system in the end. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  2. That will be the great effect, of course." - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  3. I think there was some person sent round with a letter to that effect, but I did not see the letter. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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