Definition of Affect

  • (v. t.) To act upon; to produce an effect or change upon.
  • (v. t.) To influence or move, as the feelings or passions; to touch.
  • (v. t.) To love; to regard with affection.
  • (v. t.) To show a fondness for; to like to use or practice; to choose; hence, to frequent habitually.
  • (v. t.) To dispose or incline.
  • (v. t.) To aim at; to aspire; to covet.
  • (v. t.) To tend to by affinity or disposition.
  • (v. t.) To make a show of; to put on a pretense of; to feign; to assume; as, to affect ignorance.
  • (v. t.) To assign; to appoint.
  • (n.) Affection; inclination; passion; feeling; disposition.

Antonyms of Affect

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Homophones of Affect

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