Thesaurus for effect
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.