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affect

 
Noun affect has 1 sense
  1. affect - the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
    --1 is a kind of
    feeling
    Derived form: verb affect5
Verb affect has 5 senses
  1. affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch - have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
    --1 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. affect - act physically on; have an effect upon
    --2 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. involve, affect, regard - connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling affects your business"
    --3 is one way to refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  4. feign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemble - make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache"
    --4 is one way to misrepresent, belie
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
  5. affect, impress, move, strike - have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
    Derived form: noun affect1
    Sample sentences:
    The bad news will affect him
    The good news will affect her
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