And now the bulk of the plan will begin to take effect in just a few months.
Every president and governor needs time for his/her policies to take effect.
Provisions of the Affordable Care Act, which take effect in 2014, guarantee dental care for children, but not for adults.
Derzis says they treated 44 in one night the Friday before the law that still may close the office was supposed to take effect.
The agreement, which should take effect in April, saves the Catholic-Protestant government in Belfast.
Spin deceleration will take effect in three minutes; and we are counting on my mark towards deceleration.
Wait till they pass us, that our shot may take effect on their backs.
Remember I am but one; any promise I may make you can only take effect with the concurrence of another.
It took a while for those last words to take effect on Barrent.
Then the jokes began to take effect, and two tears dropped from her long eyelashes.
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.