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'effect'

Overview of noun effect
1. consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot -- (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")

2. impression, effect -- (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")

3. effect -- (an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived); "he just did it for effect")

4. effect, essence, burden, core, gist -- (the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work)

5. effect, force -- ((of a law) having legal validity; "the law is still in effect")

6. effect -- (a symptom caused by an illness or a drug; "the effects of sleep loss"; "the effect of the anesthetic")


Overview of verb effect
1. effect, effectuate, set up -- (produce; "The scientists set up a shock wave")

2. effect -- (act so as to bring into existence; "effect a change")



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