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Another word for affect

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Verb
  1. To take on or give a false appearance of

    See also:

    true

  2. To evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from

      1. To match in quality; equal:
      2. To take or make use of without permission or wrongly; misappropriate
      3. (Slang) To ask for, or get by asking, a loan or gift of money from
      1. To move or pass quickly; dart
      2. To give (a blow, etc.)
      3. To refuse to continue to work until certain demands are met; go on strike
      1. To change posture or position; stir:
      2. To initiate an action; act:
      3. To progress in sequence; go forward:
      1. To affect strongly, often favorably:
      2. (Law) To impose a constructive trust or a lien upon property, as a matter of equity, to protect a person without legal title but with a legally recognized interest.
      3. To levy, seize, or requisition (money, property, etc.), as for military use
      1. To work for gain or profit; make money:
      2. To go and bring
      3. To cause to move or leave:
    See also:

    touch

Another word for affect

Verb
  1. To have an effect upon

    See also:

    influence

  2. To pretend

    See also:

    pretend

  3. To move emotionally

      1. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      2. To incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling:
      3. To cause (a person, an opinion, actions, etc.) to be inclined a certain way or be turned from a given course; influence or divert
      1. To move or pass (an implement) through a liquid in order to mix or cool the contents:
      2. To add or mix in (an ingredient, for example) into a liquid or mixture by moving an implement:
      3. To mix together the ingredients of (a liquid, for example) before cooking or use by moving an implement:
      1. To touch someone or something.
      2. To touch a person or thing
      3. To be pertinent to; concern:
    See also:

    move

Synonym Study

  • Sway emphasizes influence intended to turn a person from a given course threats will not sway us See also syn. study at pretend.
  • Touch and the stronger move , as considered here, are both applied to the arousing of sympathy or other emotion, but move also denotes influencing so as to bring about a change or a show of feeling his story moved me to tears
  • Impress is used of that which produces a deep or lasting effect on the mind
  • To influence is to affect in such a way as to produce a change in action, thought, nature, or behavior to influence legislation
  • her death affected us deeply
  • Affect implies the producing of an effect strong enough to evoke a reaction interest rates affect housing sales