HyperDic: affect

English > 6 senses of the word affect:
VERBchangeaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchhave an effect upon
bodyaffectact physically on
stativeaffect, involve, regardconnect closely and often incriminatingly
communicationaffect, feign, sham, pretend, dissemblemake believe with the intent to deceive / deceive
emotionaffect, impress, move, strikehave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon
NOUNfeelingaffectthe conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
affect > pronunciation
Soundsahfeh'kt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > affect: 6 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningThe conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion.
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
Spanishafecto
Catalanafecte
Adjectivesaffectionalcharacterized by emotion
Verbsaffecthave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon
English > affect: 6 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningHave an effect upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"Will the new rules affect me?"
Synonymsimpact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
Narrowerhit, strikeaffect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
hydrolize, hydrolisemake a compound react with water and undergo hydrolysis
influence, act upon, workHave and exert influence or effect
process, treatsubject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
queer, expose, scupper, endanger, perilput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
redoundHave an effect for good or ill
repercussCause repercussions
slam-dunkmake a forceful move against
stimulate, exciteact as a stimulant
strike a blowaffect adversely
subjectCause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to
tell onproduce an effect or strain on somebody
tinge, color, colour, distortaffect as in thought or feeling
trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, botherTo cause inconvenience or discomfort to
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishafectar, conmover, impactar, repercutir, tocar
Catalanafectar, commoure, impactar, repercutir
English > affect: 6 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningact physically on; have an effect upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"the medicine affects my heart rate"
NarrowerattackBegin to injure / injure
crampAffect with or as if with a cramp
intoxicate, soak, inebriatemake drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
jaundiceaffect with, or as if with, jaundice
registerEnter into someone's consciousness
relax, unstrain, unlax, loosen up, unwind, make relaxedCause to feel relaxed
sedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquilliseCause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk upCause to be alert and energetic
tense, strain, tense upCause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious
ulcerateaffect with an ulcer
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishafectar
Catalanafectar
English > affect: 6 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningConnect closely and often incriminatingly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"This new ruling affects your business"
Synonymsinvolve, regard
NarrowerimplicateBring into intimate and incriminating connection
Broaderrefer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have to do withBe relevant to
Spanishafectar, comprometer, implicar, influir, involucrar
Catalanafectar, comprometre, implicar, influir, involucrar
English > affect: 6 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningmake believe with the intent to deceive / deceive.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Synonymsfeign, sham, pretend, dissemble
Narrowermoutharticulate silently
play possumTo pretend / pretend to be dead
take a divepretend / pretend to be knocked out, as of a boxer
talk through one's hat, bullshit, bull, fakeSpeak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
Broadermisrepresent, belierepresent falsely
Similar tomake, pretend, make believerepresent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like
Spanishafectar, aparentar, fingir, pretender, simular
Catalanaparençar, aparentar, fingir, simular
English > affect: 6 senses > verb 5, emotion
MeaningHave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will affect him; The good news will affect her
Synonymsimpress, move, strike
Cause tofeel, experienceUndergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
NarroweralienateMake withdrawn or isolated or emotionally dissociated
awakenmake aware / aware
cloudmake gloomy or depressed
disturb, upset, troubleMove deeply
engraveimpress or affect deeply
hit home, strike home, strike a chord, strike a noterefer to or be relevant or familiar / familiar to
impress, ingrain, instillproduce or try to produce a vivid impression of
impressimpress positively
infectaffect in a contagious way
jaraffect in a disagreeable way
moveArouse sympathy or compassion in
pierceMove or affect (a person's emotions or bodily feelings) deeply or sharply
saddenmake unhappy
smiteaffect suddenly with deep feeling
strike dumbRender speechless, as by surprising or shocking
surpriseCause to be surprised
sweep away, sweep offoverwhelm emotionally
touch, stiraffect emotionally
zapstrike suddenly and with force
Similar tohit, strike, come toCause to experience suddenly
motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, inciteGive an incentive for action / action
Spanishafectar, conmover, impresionar, repercutir
Catalanafectar, repercutir
Adjectivesaffectivecharacterized by emotion
Nounsaffectthe conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion

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