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Definition of Effect

  • Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May.
  • Manifestation; expression; sign.
  • 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.
  • Impression left on the mind; sensation produced.
  • Power to produce results; efficiency; force; importance; account; as, to speak with effect.
  • Consequence intended; purpose; meaning; general intent; -- with to.
  • The purport; the sum and substance.
  • Reality; actual meaning; fact, as distinguished from mere appearance.
  • Goods; movables; personal estate; -- sometimes used to embrace real as well as personal property; as, the people escaped from the town with their effects.
  • To produce, as a cause or agent; to cause to be.
  • To bring to pass; to execute; to enforce; to achieve; to accomplish.
  • an outward appearance
  • (of a law) having legal validity
  • an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived)
  • the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
  • a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  • a symptom caused by an illness or a drug
  • produce
  • act so as to bring into existence

How to use effect in a sentence. Effect pronunciation.

He recalled to her the scene in the little tapestried room as vividly as though it was there before her eyes, and it had for the moment all the effect of a hideous nightmare.
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The anonymous 'Account of the Progress of the Reformation of Manners' (13th ed., 1705) boasted that the Societies had enlarged their design by causing books to be written which aimed at "laying open to the World the outragious Disorders and execrable Impieties of our most Scandalous Play-Houses, with the fatal Effects of them to the Nation in general, and the manifest Sin and Danger of particular Persons frequenting of them" (p. 2).
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Incidentally, the habit of Collier and his followers of giving excerpts to illustrate the profaneness and immorality of the stage produced an unexpected effect in at least one quarter.
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Lastly, Can Persons frequent the Play-Houses, after the outragious Impieties of them, and the fatal Effects of their going to them, are in so full and advantageous a manner laid open to the World, without a greater Aggravation of their Guilt? FINIS.
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To look into our _Modern Plays_, and there to see the Differences of Good and Evil confounded, Prophaneness, Irreligion, and Unlawful Love, made the masterly Stroaks of the _fine Gentleman_; Swearing, Cursing, and Blaspheming, the Graces of his Conversation; and Unchristian Revenge, to consummate the Character of the _Hero_; Sharpness and Poignancy of Wit exerted with the greatest Vigor against the _Holy Order_; in short, Religion and all that is Sacred, Burlesqu'd and Ridicul'd; To see this, I say, and withall, to reflect upon the fatal Effects which these things have already had, and how much worse are likely to follow, if not timely prevented, cannot but fill the Minds of all good Men with very dismal Apprehensions.
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I said within myself that I would filter the great news through my lips calmly and be serene as a summer morning while I watched its effect in their faces.
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In two or three days after, he comes again and buys half a dozen Silver Spoons and Forks, and then brought some peaches to his Mistress and presents her with them; and a Week after buys some other odd things; and still brought something or other which he presented to his Mistress; who always look'd upon it as the Effect of his good-nature, and Affable Temper, and had no apprehension of his being her humble Servant.
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I can't believe, Sir, says she, that that poor Stock of Beauty I am Owner of, can ever produce any such fatal Effects as those you speak of.
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Then tell him that you have appointed him to come that Evening, of which you thought fit to acquaint him, that he might give him that Correction which he saw necessary, to cool his too hot Blood: This will so much confirm your Husband in his opinion of your inviolable Chastity, that all your Treacherous Gallant shall offer to the contrary will be look'd upon as the Effect of Malice and Revenge.
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Signs_, and _Proper Effects_ of a Contrite Spirit.
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The centurion was nearly sixty years of age, and his frame, originally a powerful one, was now broken by every sort of dissipation, and could no longer resist the effects of the strain and excitement of this night.
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With much more to the same effect.
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Now the idea possessed her that she must resume her practising, and to-day she had spent hours at the piano, with painful effect upon Mrs. Mumford's nerves.
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Upon Louise, however, it had a pleasing effect, and she smiled.
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The former is tiny in size, the latter a leviathan; but the effect produced is the same.
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The cosmopolitanism of the Russian novelist partly accounts for the international effect and influence of his novels.
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It follows, as a consequence, that the chief reading of Russian society people is French novels; that French customs, morals, and manners (as portrayed in French fiction) have had an enormous effect on the educated classes in Russia.
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In its particular class of fiction, "Taras Bulba" has no equal except the Polish trilogy of Sienkiewicz; and Gogol produces the same effect in a small fraction of the space required by the other.
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Wherever a Bible in the Russian language is to be found in the village, there a circle rapidly forms around its learned owner; he is listened to eagerly, and the Word has its effect. .
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Wherever it penetrates to-day with the Bible, there its effect is apparent.
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Examples of Effect

Example #1
At last, however, she met David's eyes, and they guided her, for in them was a steady strength and force which gave her confidence.
Example #2
Through her veil she gazed at Nahoum with a cramping pain at her heart, for he seemed ever on the verge of the truth she dreaded; and when he spoke the truth, as though unconsciously, she felt she must cry out and rush from the room.
Example #3
Defoe's 'Review' (III, no. 93, for August 3, 1706) pointed out that thousands of Collier's books had been distributed at the church doors by the Societies for Reformation of Manners and the founders of the Charity Schools.
Example #4
It seems clear that the publication and distribution of these books was a feature in the activities of the Societies for Reformation of Manners.
Example #5
The same issue of the 'Review' tells us that the Rev. Dr. William Lancaster, archdeacon of Middlesex, objected strongly to the dispersal of anti-stage tracts at the door of _his_ church, on the grounds that they tended "to teach the ignorant People to swear and curse.
Example #6
Obviously the Societies did not restrict themselves to the works of Collier.