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epektar [i.pik.tar.] : effect (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: efectuar: to effect ]

Derivatives of epektar

n. (phenomenon)1. consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, result, upshota phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
~ phenomenonany state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning.
~ offspring, materialisation, materializationsomething that comes into existence as a result.; "industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring"; "this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts"
~ aftereffectany result that follows its cause after an interval.
~ aftermath, wake, backwashthe consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event).; "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured"
~ bandwagon effectthe phenomenon of a popular trend attracting even greater popularity.; "in periods of high merger activity there is a bandwagon effect with more and more firms seeking to engage in takeover activity"; "polls are accused of creating a bandwagon effect to benefit their candidate"
~ brisancethe shattering or crushing effect of a sudden release of energy as in an explosion.
~ butterfly effectthe phenomenon whereby a small change at one place in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere, e.g., a butterfly flapping its wings in Rio de Janeiro might change the weather in Chicago.
~ by-product, byproducta secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence.
~ changethe result of alteration or modification.; "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains"
~ coattails effect(politics) the consequence of one popular candidate in an election drawing votes for other members of the same political party.; "he counted on the coattails effect to win him the election"
~ coriolis effect(physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation; on Earth the Coriolis effect deflects moving bodies to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere.
~ dentan appreciable consequence (especially a lessening).; "it made a dent in my bank account"
~ domino effectthe consequence of one event setting off a chain of similar events (like a falling domino causing a whole row of upended dominos to fall).
~ harvestthe consequence of an effort or activity.; "they gathered a harvest of examples"; "a harvest of love"
~ wallop, impacta forceful consequence; a strong effect.; "the book had an important impact on my thinking"; "the book packs a wallop"
~ influencethe effect of one thing (or person) on another.; "the influence of mechanical action"
~ knock-on effecta secondary or incidental effect.
~ offshoot, outgrowth, branch, offseta natural consequence of development.
~ producta consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances.; "skill is the product of hours of practice"; "his reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue"
~ placebo effectany effect that seems to be a consequence of administering a placebo; the change is usually beneficial and is assumed result from the person's faith in the treatment or preconceptions about what the experimental drug was supposed to do; pharmacologists were the first to talk about placebo effects but now the idea has been generalized to many situations having nothing to do with drugs.
~ position effect(genetics) the effect on the expression of a gene that is produced by changing its location in a chromosome.
~ repercussion, reverberationa remote or indirect consequence of some action.; "his declaration had unforeseen repercussions"; "reverberations of the market crash were felt years later"
~ responsea result.; "this situation developed in response to events in Africa"
~ fallout, side effectany adverse and unwanted secondary effect.; "a strategy to contain the fallout from the accounting scandal"
~ spillover(economics) any indirect effect of public expenditure.
n. (attribute)2. effect, impressionan outward appearance.; "he made a good impression"; "I wanted to create an impression of success"; "she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting"
~ appearance, visual aspectoutward or visible aspect of a person or thing.
~ figurethe impression produced by a person.; "he cut a fine figure"; "a heroic figure"
~ imagethe general impression that something (a person or organization or product) presents to the public.; "although her popular image was contrived it served to inspire music and pageantry"; "the company tried to project an altruistic image"
~ markthe impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember.; "it was in London that he made his mark"; "he left an indelible mark on the American theater"
~ tout ensemblea total impression or effect of something made up of individual parts.
n. (cognition)3. effectan impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived).; "he just did it for effect"
~ impression, notion, belief, feeling, opiniona vague idea in which some confidence is placed.; "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying"
~ sound effectan effect that imitates a sound called for in the script of a play.
~ special effectan effect used to produce scenes that cannot be achieved by normal techniques (especially on film).
n. (communication)4. burden, core, effect, essence, gistthe central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work.
~ meaning, signification, import, significancethe message that is intended or expressed or signified.; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
n. (attribute)5. effect, force(of a law) having legal validity.; "the law is still in effect"
~ validness, validitythe quality of having legal force or effectiveness.
~ law, jurisprudencethe collection of rules imposed by authority.; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
n. (state)6. effecta symptom caused by an illness or a drug.; "the effects of sleep loss"; "the effect of the anesthetic"
~ symptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease.
~ aftereffecta delayed effect of a drug or therapy.; "the drug had unexpected aftereffects"
~ bummera bad reaction to a hallucinogenic drug.
~ side effecta secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy.; "severe headaches are one of the side effects of the drug"
v. (creation)7. effect, effectuate, set upproduce.; "The scientists set up a shock wave"
~ come about, hap, happen, occur, take place, go on, fall out, pass off, passcome to pass.; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
~ accomplish, carry out, carry through, fulfil, fulfill, action, executeput in effect.; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"
~ draw, getearn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher.; "He drew a base on balls"
~ precipitatebring about abruptly.; "The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution"
~ induce, hasten, stimulate, rushcause to occur rapidly.; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
~ cause, do, makegive rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally.; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
~ servecontribute or conduce to.; "The scandal served to increase his popularity"
v. (social)8. effectact so as to bring into existence.; "effect a change"
~ act, moveperform an action, or work out or perform (an action).; "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
~ bring to bearbring into operation or effect.; "The new members brought to bear new concerns to the U.N."
~ carryextend to a certain degree.; "carry too far"; "She carries her ideas to the extreme"
~ backdatemake effective from an earlier date.; "The increase in tax was backdated to January"