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Ef*fect" (?), n. [L. effectus, fr. efficere, effectum, to effect; ex + facere to make: cf. F. effet, formerly also spelled effect. See Fact.] 1. Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May.
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That no compunctious visitings of nature
Shake my fell purpose, nor keep peace between
The effect and it.
Shak.
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2. Manifestation; expression; sign.
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All the large effects
That troop with majesty.
Shak.
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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.
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The effect is the unfailing index of the amount of the cause. Whewell.
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4. Impression left on the mind; sensation produced.
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Patchwork . . . introduced for oratorical effect. J. C. Shairp.
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The effect was heightened by the wild and lonely nature of the place. W. Irving.
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5. Power to produce results; efficiency; force; importance; account; as, to speak with effect.
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6. Consequence intended; purpose; meaning; general intent; -- with to.
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They spake to her to that effect. 2 Chron. xxxiv. 22.
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7. The purport; the sum and substance.The effect of his intent.” Chaucer.

8. Reality; actual meaning; fact, as distinguished from mere appearance.
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No other in effect than what it seems. Denham.
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9. pl. Goods; movables; personal estate; -- sometimes used to embrace real as well as personal property; as, the people escaped from the town with their effects.
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For effect, for an exaggerated impression or excitement. -- In effect, in fact; in substance. See 8, above. -- Of no effect, Of none effect, To no effect, or Without effect, destitute of results, validity, force, and the like; vain; fruitless.Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition.” Mark vii. 13.All my study be to no effect.” Shak. -- To give effect to, to make valid; to carry out in practice; to push to its results. -- To take effect, to become operative, to accomplish aims. Shak.

Syn. -- Effect, Consequence, Result. These words indicate things which arise out of some antecedent, or follow as a consequent. Effect, which may be regarded as the generic term, denotes that which springs directly from something which can properly be termed a cause. A consequence is more remote, not being strictly caused, nor yet a mere sequence, but following out of and following indirectly, or in the train of events, something on which it truly depends. A result is still more remote and variable, like the rebound of an elastic body which falls in very different directions. We may foresee the effects of a measure, may conjecture its consequences, but can rarely discover its final results.
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Resolving all events, with their effects
And manifold results, into the will
And arbitration wise of the Supreme.
Cowper.
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Shun the bitter consequence, for know,
The day thou eatest thereof, . . . thou shalt die.
Milton.
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Ef*fect" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Effected; p. pr. & vb. n. Effecting.] 1. To produce, as a cause or agent; to cause to be.
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So great a body such exploits to effect. Daniel.
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2. To bring to pass; to execute; to enforce; to achieve; to accomplish.
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To effect that which the divine counsels had decreed. Bp. Hurd.
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They sailed away without effecting their purpose. Jowett (Th. ).

Syn. -- To accomplish; fulfill; achieve; complete; execute; perform; attain. See Accomplish.
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