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Effect

Ef`fect´
n.1.Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May.
2.Manifestation; expression; sign.
3.In general: That which is produced by an agent or cause; the event which follows immediately from an antecedent, called the cause; result; consequence; outcome; fruit; as, the effect of luxury.
The effect is the unfailing index of the amount of the cause.
- Whewell.
4.Impression left on the mind; sensation produced.
Patchwork . . . introduced for oratorical effect.
- J. C. Shairp.
5.Power to produce results; efficiency; force; importance; account; as, to speak with effect.
6.Consequence intended; purpose; meaning; general intent; - with to.
They spake to her to that effect.
- 2 Chron. xxxiv. 22.
7.The purport; the sum and substance.
8.Reality; actual meaning; fact, as distinguished from mere appearance.
No other in effect than what it seems.
- Denham.
9.Goods; movables; personal estate; - sometimes used to embrace real as well as personal property; as, the people escaped from the town with their effects.
For effect
for an exaggerated impression or excitement.
In effect
in fact; in substance. See 8, above.
Of no effect
destitute of results, validity, force, and the like; vain; fruitless.
To give effect to
to make valid; to carry out in practice; to push to its results.
- Mark vii. 13.
To take effect
to become operative, to accomplish aims.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To produce, as a cause or agent; to cause to be.
[imp. & p. p. Effected; p. pr. & vb. n. Effecting.]
So great a body such exploits to effect.
- Daniel.
2.To bring to pass; to execute; to enforce; to achieve; to accomplish.
To effect that which the divine counsels had decreed.
- Bp. Hurd.
Noun1.Effecteffect - 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.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"
Synonyms: impression
3.effect - (of a law) having legal validity; "the law is still in effect"
Synonyms: force
4.effect - a symptom caused by an illness or a drug; "the effects of sleep loss"; "the effect of the anesthetic"
5.effect - an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived); "he just did it for effect"
6.effect - the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
Synonyms: gist, essence, burden, core
Verb1.effect - produce; "The scientists set up a shockwave"
2.effect - act so as to bring into existence; "effect a change"

EFFECT. The operation of a law, of an agreement, or an act, is called its effect.
     2. By the laws of the United States, a patent cannot be granted for an effect only, but it may be for a new mode or application of machinery to produce effects. 1 Gallis. 478; see 4 Mason, 1; Pet. C. C. R. 394; 2 N. H. R. 61.

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