• Pronunciation of effect: IH0 F EH1 K T

  • Number of syllables of effect: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of effect

  • Definition of effect

    • (n): an outward appearance; "he made a good impression"; "I wanted to create an impression of success"; "she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting"  
    • (n): (of a law) having legal validity; "the law is still in effect"  
    • (n): an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived); "he just did it for effect"  
    • (n): the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work  
    • (n): a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"  
    • (n): a symptom caused by an illness or a drug; "the effects of sleep loss"; "the effect of the anesthetic"  
    • (v): produce; "The scientists set up a shockwave"  
    • (v): act so as to bring into existence; "effect a change"  
  • Examples of effect

    • The depression of the early 1930s had a positive effect on the tannery.  
    • The end result is a startling effect in many of the scenes, all in Technicolor.  
    • The effect disappears.  
    • The effect of wistful intimacy is not a result of improvisational looseness.  
    • The placebo effect does not just effect the patient.  
    • Progression is the increase of the proportion of the effect to the result.  
    • The result is somewhat similar to the placebo effect.  
    • Litz wire reduces the impact of the skin effect and the proximity effect.  
    • I wonder what's the observational result in the Shapiro effect.  
    • The effect of the impact increased to a multitude.  

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