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Overview of noun effects

The noun effects has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. effects, personal effects

(property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business; "she left some of her personal effects in the house"; "I watched over their effects until they returned")


Overview of noun effect

The noun effect has 6 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (101) consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot

(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. (11) impression, 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")

3. (9) effect

(an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived); "he just did it for effect")

4. (2) effect, essence, burden, core, gist

(the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work)

5. (1) effect, force

((of a law) having legal validity; "the law is still in effect")

6. effect

(a symptom caused by an illness or a drug; "the effects of sleep loss"; "the effect of the anesthetic")


Overview of verb effect

The verb effect has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (17) effect, effectuate, set up

(produce; "The scientists set up a shock wave")

2. (3) effect

(act so as to bring into existence; "effect a change")

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