Social and cultural change, however desirable, should not be effected by the engines of national power.
These two maladies that he makes fun of, millions of people, millions of people are effected by these diseases.
And for all the faults of the league office, the sport has effected a revolution in how we find the sport.
It does not always happen that the parturition is effected with ease.
The march was effected at the very worst season of the year.
The moment this fact is realised and non-co-operation is effected, this Government must totter to pieces.
But the change had been effected among these by the agency of extreme want.
Nothing great or useful will ever be effected here so long as men come merely to get rich, and then return to Portugal.
The ignition of the detonating mixture was effected by an electric spark.
He evidently thought he had effected a grand capture, and was not at all satisfied at the turn of affairs.
late 14c., "a result," from Old French efet (13c., Modern French effet) "result, execution, completion, ending," from Latin effectus "accomplishment, performance," from past participle stem of efficere "work out, accomplish," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + facere "to do" (see factitious).
Meaning "impression produced on the beholder" is from 1736. Sense in stage effect, sound effect, etc. first recorded 1881. The verb is from 1580s. Related: Effecting; effection.
effect ef·fect (ĭ-fěkt')
Something brought about by a cause or an agent; a result.
The power to produce an outcome or achieve a result; influence.
A scientific law, hypothesis, or phenomenon.
The condition of being in full force or execution.
Something that produces a specific impression or supports a general design or intention.
To bring into existence.
To produce as a result.
To bring about.