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  • affect — affect1 [ə fekt′; ] for n. [ 2, af′ekt΄] vt. [ME affecten < L affectare, to strive after < affectus, pp. of afficere, to influence, attack < ad , to + facere, DO1] 1. to have an effect on; influence; produce a change in [bright light… …   English World dictionary

  • affect — I af•fect v. [[t]əˈfɛkt[/t]] n. [[t]ˈæf ɛkt[/t]] v. t. 1) to produce an effect or change in: Cold weather affected the crops[/ex] 2) to impress the mind or move the feelings of: The music affected him deeply[/ex] 3) pat (of pain, disease, etc.)… …   From formal English to slang

  • affect — affect1 affectable, adj. affectability, n. v. /euh fekt /; n. /af ekt/, v.t. 1. to act on; produce an effect or change in: Cold weather affected the crops. 2. to impress the mind or move the feelings of: The music affected him deeply. 3. (of pain …   Universalium

  • affect — verb 1 influence ADVERB ▪ dramatically, greatly, materially, radically (esp. BrE), significantly ▪ positively ▪ barely, hardly …   Collocations dictionary

  • affect — v. 1) to affect smb. deeply, profoundly, strongly 2) (formal and rare) (BE) (E) he affected not to hear * * * [ æfekt] profoundly strongly (formal and rare) (BE) (E) he affected not to hear to affect smb. deeply …   Combinatory dictionary

  • affect — verb (T) 1 to do something that produces an effect or change in someone or something: a disease that affects the central nervous system | emergency relief for the areas affected by the hurricane 2 (usually passive) to make someone feel strong… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • affect — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin affectus, from afficere Date: 14th century 1. obsolete feeling, affection 2. the conscious subjective aspect of an emotion considered apart from bodily changes; also a set of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • affect — I UK [əˈfekt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms affect : present tense I/you/we/they affect he/she/it affects present participle affecting past tense affected past participle affected *** 1) to change or influence something. If something affects… …   English dictionary

  • affect — I. verb (t) /əˈfɛkt / (say uh fekt) 1. to act on; produce an effect or a change in: *The damp winters affected my chest. –patrick white, 1976. 2. to impress; move (in mind or feelings): the poetry affected me deeply. 3. (of pain, disease, etc.)… …   Australian English dictionary

  • affect — 1. 1 a produce an effect on. b (of a disease etc.) attack (his liver is affected). 2 move; touch the feelings of (affected me deeply). Usage: Often confused with effect, which as a verb means bring about; accomplish . Derivatives: affecting …   Useful english dictionary

  • affect — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. influence, touch; concern, relate to; move, stir. See relation, disease, feeling, affectation. n. feeling, emotion. See sensibility. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To have an effect upon] Syn. influence,… …   English dictionary for students

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