affect

31 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɐfˈɛkt], [ɐfˈɛkt], [ɐ_f_ˈɛ_k_t]

Synonyms:

influence (verb)

authorize, bias, command, control, empower, influence, lead, master, motivate, power, predominate, prejudice, pressure, sway.

pretend (verb)

bluff, claim, counterfeit, cover, deceive, defraud, disguise, fake, falsify, forge, imitate, impersonate, masquerade, pose, pretend, show, stage.

Rhymes for Affect:

  1. inspect, object, elect, decked, protect, reflect, subject, recollect, project, trekked, suspect, detect, erect, redirect, misdirect, wrecked, reelect, direct, unchecked, neglect, respect, perfect, deject, infect, resurrect, brecht, sect, reject, interject, inflect, hecht, inject, select, intersect, dissect, effect, necked, expect, eject, checked;
  2. confect, defect, connect, bedecked, collect, correct, deflect;
  3. disinfect, indirect, disconnect, disaffect, incorrect, disrespect;
  4. overprotect, interconnect;

Quotes for Affect:

  1. Throughout history, it took centuries for the habits of one culture to materially affect another. Now, that which becomes popular in one country can sweep through others within months. Dee Hock.
  2. David and I got cut out the editing process on that. We were able to affect it more than not. We sent in our notes, we were able to see cuts. We weren't allowed to see dailies and we weren't allowed to sit in the editing room and just work. Bob Odenkirk.
  3. One thing that hasn't changed, though, is that we still have to hear the new ad 2 or 3 times before it begins to affect us, even when we're already familiar with the advertiser in question and have a positive opinion of them. Roy H. Williams.