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Entry Word: effect
Function: noun
Text: 1 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause <better health is always one of the effects of improved hygiene>
Synonyms aftereffect, aftermath, conclusion, consequence, corollary, development, fate, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, product, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshot
Related Words ramification; denouement, repercussion; conclusion, end; by-product, side effect
Phrases matter of course
Near Antonyms consideration, determinant, factor; base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork
Antonyms antecedent, cause, occasion, reason
2 the power to bring about a result on another <religion has a profound effect on our lives>
Synonyms impact, influence, mark, repercussion, sway
Related Words authority, clout, prestige, weight; command, domination, dominion; consequence, importance, significance
3 effects plural
transportable items that one owns <the family packed up its household effects and moved to Florida> -- see POSSESSION 2