What is another word for affect?
Pronunciation:[ ɐfˈɛkt], [ ɐfˈɛkt], [ ɐ_f_ˈɛ_k_t]
Table of ContentsOpposite words for affect:
Definition for Affect:
- To act upon ; influence; change ; enlarge or abridge. This word is often used in the sense of acting injuriously upon persons and things. Ryan v. Carter, 93 U. S. 84, 23 L. Ed. S07; Tyler v. Wells, 2 Mo. App. 538; Holland v. Dickerson, 41 Iowa, 373; United States v. Ortega, 11 Wheat. 467, 6 L. Ed. 521.
Synonyms for Affect:
- take on.
Antonyms for Affect:
influence, affect emotionally
discourage, calm, hold, keep, continue, stay, remain, dissuade, leave alone, surrender, stagnate, order.
- influence, affect emotionally
Homophones for Affect:
- affixed, affected, abused, avocado, effect, avesta, abscessed tooth, abscessed, apposite, abashed, avocet, abject, apostate.
Hypernym for Affect:
energize, sedate, cramp, unlax, inebriate, tense, strain, energise, attack, tense up, tranquilize, loosen up, tranquillize, arouse, make relaxed, perk up, brace, tranquillise, relax, jaundice, unwind, unstrain, ulcerate, register, stimulate, intoxicate, soak, calm.
endanger, influence, strike a blow, put out, hydrolize, subject, scupper, excite, incommode, discommode, work, expose, tinge, redound, strike, color, process, treat, tell on, slam-dunk, queer, inconvenience, distort, stimulate, repercuss, trouble, hydrolise, act upon, peril, HIT, disoblige, bother, colour.