Synonyms for affects

Grammar : Verb
Spell : verb uh-fekt; noun af-ekt
Phonetic Transcription : verb əˈfɛkt; noun ˈæf ɛkt

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Définition of affects

Origin :
  • late 14c., "mental state," from Latin noun use of affectus "furnished, supplied, endowed," figuratively "disposed, constituted, inclined," past participle of afficere "to do; treat, use, manage, handle; act on; have influence on, do something to," a verb of broad meaning, from ad- "to" (see ad-) + facere (past participle factus) "do" (see factitious). Perhaps obsolete except in psychology. Related: Affects.
  • verb influence, affect emotionally
  • verb pretend, imitate
Example sentences :
  • Working with God he is always master of the situation as it affects him.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • I know, however, that he affects some delicacy in this matter.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • The first affects the demands of the workers, the second the terms granted by the employers.
  • Extract from : « Freeland » by Theodor Hertzka
  • "You mustn't forget that it affects my own position," he warned her.
  • Extract from : « The Education of Eric Lane » by Stephen McKenna
  • It affects the nerves, causing irritability and debility in them.
  • Extract from : « Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2) » by William Delisle Hay
  • You know that I take the deepest interest in everything that affects you.
  • Extract from : « The Stark Munro Letters » by J. Stark Munro
  • It affects every thought of man and goes to fashion every institution.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • This is the Passion, which is so difficult to conquer, whilst it affects us.
  • Extract from : « A Letter to Dion » by Bernard Mandeville
  • It helpeth the brain, strengtheneth the memory, and affects kindly the heart.
  • Extract from : « An Orkney Maid » by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • “I think it affects me a very great deal,” she declared slowly.
  • Extract from : « The Greater Power » by Harold Bindloss

Antonyms for affects

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