Definition for effect

noun as in impact, impression

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Bells had no discernible effect, while cats fitted with Birdsbesafe collars brought home 42 percent fewer birds, but roughly the same number of mammals, which aligns with previous research.

At the peak of the crisis in April, that’s when we found the greatest effect of social capital on the virus.

The AI Video Interview Act in Illinois, which went into effect in January 2020, requires companies to tell candidates when they use AI in video interviews.

Framing it like this is obviously and immediately political, of course, but we do so to present evidence that the polarization of the virus has itself potentially contributed to its effects.

The owners can put the 17-game season into effect at any point over the next few years, with an accompanying reduction in preseason games.

In Israel, however, a new law took effect January 1st that banned the use of underweight models.

But they say its effect on the regular daily operation of organized crime has been negligible.

All of these increased barriers then have a snowball effect.

So now the company is asking the FCC to, in effect, reverse itself.

A revised version of the law goes into effect on January 1st, 2015.

In this case, I suspect, there was co-operant a strongly marked childish characteristic, the love of producing an effect.

He shrank, as from some one who inflicted pain as a child, unwittingly, to see what the effect would be.

And so this is why the clever performer cannot reproduce the effect of a speech of Demosthenes or Daniel Webster.

The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.

She stabbed him, noting the effect upon him with a detached interest that seemed indifferent to his pain.


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On this page you'll find 315 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to effect, such as: aftermath, consequence, development, event, fallout, and issue.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.