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Affect (IPA: /əˈfɛkt/)


Affect (v. t.)

To act upon; to produce an effect or change upon.

Affect (v. t.)

To influence or move, as the feelings or passions; to touch.

Affect (v. t.)

To love; to regard with affection.

Affect (v. t.)

To show a fondness for; to like to use or practice; to choose; hence, to frequent habitually.

Affect (v. t.)

To dispose or incline.

Affect (v. t.)

To aim at; to aspire; to covet.

Affect (v. t.)

To tend to by affinity or disposition.

Affect (v. t.)

To make a show of; to put on a pretense of; to feign; to assume; as, to affect ignorance.

Affect (v. t.)

To assign; to appoint.

Affect (n.)

Affection; inclination; passion; feeling; disposition.

Affect

Experience of feeling or emotion

Affect

Concept, used in the philosophy of Baruch Spinoza and elaborated by Henri Bergson, Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari

Affect

Attitude or emotion of an utterance

Affect Synonyms

Pretend, Dissemble, Feign, Sham

Affect Synonyms

Impact, Touch On, Bear Upon, Touch, Bear On

Affect Synonyms

Strike, Impress, Move

Affect Synonyms

Regard, Involve

AFFECT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Americans for Fair Electronic Commerce Transactions

Affect Rhymes

Becht, Brecht, Checked, Decked, Fecht, Hecht, Knecht, Necked, Pecht, Pecked, Precht, Recht, Schlecht, Sect, Specht, Trekked, Wecht, Wrecked

Affect, Bedecked, Collect, Confect, Connect, Correct, Defect, Deflect, Deject, Deregt, Detect, Direct, Dissect, Effect, Eject, Elect, Erect, Expect, Infect, Inflect, Inject, Inspect, Neglect, Object, Perfect, Project, Protect, Rechecked, Reflect, Reject, Respect, Select, Subject, Suspect, Unchecked

Disaffect, Disconnect, Disinfect, Disrespect, Incorrect, Indirect, Interject, Intersect, Misdirect, Nondirect, Recollect, Reconnect, Redirect, Reelect, Reinspect, Resurrect

Interconnect, Overprotect, Teleconnect

Spanish Translation

Affect in Spanish is Afectar

Tagalog Translation

Affect in Tagalog is Magkabisa

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Arguments hardly affect the faithful- their beliefs have an entirely different foundation." - Paul Karl Feyerabend

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Don't let any of the incidents happening now affect the will of Egyptians." - Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Indifferentism is the worst kind of disease that can affect people." - Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Interviewer: How concerned are you that regional instability will negatively affect foreign investor sentiment?" - Abdullah Ensour

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Moreover, the act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety." - Birth


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