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take effect

verb as in tell

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Before the new recommendations can take effect they have to be adopted by the European Commission.

She goes from bright and happy, to seizure, to zombie after the meds take effect.

Under the New York Democrat's plan, no new immigration laws would take effect until 2017, after Obama was out of office.

The deal relieves about half of sequester cuts due to take effect next year and avoids the next big bite out of defense spending.

The Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, is starting to take effect.

Soon the hot blankets, hot water, and steaming drinks began to take effect and the shivering stopped.

The shots did not, however, take effect, and it was subsequently discovered that the youth was insane.

It makes me tired and it makes every Britisher the same to think that such absurd stories should take effect.

It took a while for those last words to take effect on Barrent.

When I saw and read your letter and those little tracts, they certainly did take effect on me.


On this page you'll find 143 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to take effect, such as: begin, carry out, create, develop, do, and enforce.

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