Affect: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Hypernym Verb Group
involve 56 Connect closely and often incriminatingly This new ruling affects your business Verb refer No Data
affect 43 Have an effect upon Will the new rules affect me? Verb change No Data
strike 16 Have an emotional or cognitive impact upon This child impressed me as unusually mature, This behavior struck me as odd Verb No Data Hit, Motivate
pretend 12 Make believe with the intent to deceive He feigned that he was ill, He shammed a headache Verb misrepresent Make
regard 12 Connect closely and often incriminatingly This new ruling affects your business Verb refer No Data
affect 11 Act physically on; have an effect upon the medicine affects my heart rate Verb change No Data
impress 9 Have an emotional or cognitive impact upon This child impressed me as unusually mature, This behavior struck me as odd Verb No Data Hit, Motivate
affect 4 Connect closely and often incriminatingly This new ruling affects your business Verb refer No Data
affect 4 Make believe with the intent to deceive He feigned that he was ill, He shammed a headache Verb misrepresent Make
touch 3 Have an effect upon Will the new rules affect me? Verb change No Data
move 3 Have an emotional or cognitive impact upon This child impressed me as unusually mature, This behavior struck me as odd Verb No Data Hit, Motivate
bear on 2 Have an effect upon Will the new rules affect me? Verb change No Data
bear upon 1 Have an effect upon Will the new rules affect me? Verb change No Data
feign 1 Make believe with the intent to deceive He feigned that he was ill, He shammed a headache Verb misrepresent Make
dissemble 1 Make believe with the intent to deceive He feigned that he was ill, He shammed a headache Verb misrepresent Make
affect 1 The conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion No Data Noun feeling No Data
touch on 0 Have an effect upon Will the new rules affect me? Verb change No Data
sham 0 Make believe with the intent to deceive He feigned that he was ill, He shammed a headache Verb misrepresent Make
impact 0 Have an effect upon Will the new rules affect me? Verb change No Data
affect 0 Have an emotional or cognitive impact upon This child impressed me as unusually mature, This behavior struck me as odd Verb No Data Hit, Motivate
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How many meanings does the word "Affect" have?

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The word "Affect" has 20 meanings. The most frequent meaning is involve.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Affect"?

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The word "Affect" has 400 hyponyms which are: apply, focus on, involve, matter to, accelerate, acerbate, acetylate, achromatize, activate, adjust, affect, age, alchemize, alcoholize, alkalinize, allegorize, alter, americanize, angulate, animize, antiquate, antique, archaize, arterialize, ash, assimilate, automatize, awaken, barb, barbarize, bestialize, better, blind, blister, blunt, blur, boil, break, break down, brighten, bring, brutalize, bubble, calcify, camp, capture, cause to sleep, centralize, change intensity, change taste, charge, chasten, check, circularize, civilize, clarify, classicize, clean, clear, clot, cloud, coarsen, cohere, color, commercialize, communize, commute, complicate, condense, confuse, constitutionalize, contaminate, conventionalize, convert, cook, cool, corrupt, counterchange, crack, cry, customize, damage, darken, de-emphasize, deaden, deaminate, decarboxylate, decelerate, decentralize, decimalize, decorate, decrease, decrepitate, deflate, deform, dehydrogenate, demagnetize, demist, democratize, demonize, demulsify, demythologize, denationalize, denaturalize, denature, deodorize, depersonalize, depolarize, desensitize, destabilize, detransitivize, devalue, develop, devilize, digitize, dinge, dirty, disable, discolor, disharmonize, disintegrate, disorder, disqualify, dissimilate, dissolve, diversify, dizzy, domesticate, dope, draw, dry, dull, dynamize, ease up, edit, embrittle, empty, emulsify, enable, end, equal, eroticize, estrange, etherealize, etiolate, europeanize, evaporate, even, excite, extend, exteriorize, fatten, feminize, fertilize, fill, fix, flatten, flocculate, freeze, frenchify, full, gelatinize, glamorize, glorify, habituate, harmonize, harshen, heat, hue, humanize, humble, hydrogenate, immaterialize, immortalize, inactivate, incandesce, increase, indispose, industrialize, inflate, inform, inseminate, insulate, intensify, internationalize, introvert, invalidate, invert, iodinate, ionate, islamize, isomerize, laicize, legitimate, lend, liberalize, lifehack, lift, liquefy, loosen, louden, lower, lubricate, magnetize, make, mark, masculinize, mechanize, militarize, mince, mix, morph, muddy, mythologize, nationalize, naturalize, nazify, neutralize, nick, normalize, obfuscate, obscure, occidentalize, officialize, opacify, opalize, opsonize, orientalize, ossify, outmode, oxidize, oxygenize, paganize, pall, parallel, patent, personalize, piggyback, plasticize, poison, polarize, politicize, port, professionalize, proof, prostrate, purify, put, radicalize, rarefy, rationalize, recombine, recommend, reconstruct, refine, reflate, reform, refresh, relax, remodel, restore, revolutionize, right, ripen, romanticize, round off, rusticate, sanitize, saponify, saturate, sauce, schematize, scramble, sensitize, sentimentalize, set, sexualize, shade, shake, shallow, shape, sharpen, shift, shorten, simplify, slenderize, smut, sober, socialize, soften, solemnize, solvate, spice, spike, sputter, stabilize, stain, steepen, stiffen, still, straighten, strengthen, string, substitute, suburbanize, supercharge, supple, suspend, sweeten, switch, symmetrize, synchronize, tame, tender, tense, territorialize, thicken, think, tighten, tone down, touch, transaminate, transfigure, transform, transitivize, translate, transmute, transpose, turn, turn back, uglify, unclutter, uniformize, unite, unsanctify, unscramble, unsex, untie, untune, urbanize, validate, variegate, vascularize, ventilate, verbify, vesiculate, visualize, vitalize, vitrify, vivify, volatilize, vulgarise, warm, weaken, weaponize, wet, widen, worsen, falsify, feign, affection, agitation, ambivalence, apathy, astonishment, calmness, complex, desire, despair, devastation, dislike, emotion, enthusiasm, expectation, faintness, fearlessness, glow, gratitude, gravity, happiness, hope, humility, ingratitude, levity, liking, pain, pang, passion, pleasure, pride, sadness, sensitivity, sentiment, sex, shame, soul, sympathy, temper, thing, unconcern.

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Is the word "Affect" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Affect" has a maximum frequency of 56.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Affect"?

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The word "Affect" has no synonyms.

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