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Entry Word: 1affect
Function: verb
Text: 1 to act upon (a person or a person's feelings) so as to cause a response <Gary claims that scary movies don't affect him in the least>
Synonyms impact, impress, influence, move, strike, sway, tell (on), touch
Related Words bias, color; inspire, stir; carry, engage, interest, involve, penetrate, pierce; afflict, agitate, bother, discomfort, discompose, disquiet, distress, disturb, fluster, harass, harry, perturb, pester, plague, smite, strain, stress, trouble, try, upset, worry, wring; allure, attract, bewitch, captivate, charm, dazzle, enchant
Phrases get to
Near Antonyms bore, jade, pall, tire, weary
2 to be the business or affair of <fortunately, hurricane season doesn't affect the West Coast> -- see CONCERN 2