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General dictionaries General (35 matching dictionaries)
  1. effect: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  2. effect: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  3. Effect: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]
  4. effect: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  5. effect: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  6. effect: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  7. effect: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  8. effect, effect: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  9. effect: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  10. effect: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  11. effect: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  12. effect: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  13. effect: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  14. effect: Rhymezone [home, info]
  15. effect: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  16. Effect: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. The Effect, Effect: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. effect: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  19. effect: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  20. effect: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. effect (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  22. effect: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  23. effect: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  24. effect: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. effect: Wiktionary [home, info]
  26. effect: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  27. effect, Effect: Wordnik [home, info]
  28. effect, effect: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  29. effect: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  30. effect: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  31. effect: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  32. effect: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  33. effect: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. effect: Literary Criticism [home, info]
  2. effect: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]
  3. effect: Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. effect: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. EFFECT: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  3. effect: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. effect: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. effect: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. effect: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. effect: Sound Alike Words [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. effect: Idioms [home, info]
  2. EFFECT: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  3. effect: A Brief Critical Dictionary of Education [home, info]
  4. EFFECT: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  5. effect: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  6. effect: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. EFFECT: Glossary of Biblical English of the Authorised Version of the HOLY BIBLE [home, info]
  2. effect: Scientology® and Dianetics® [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. effect: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]
  2. -effect: PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY [home, info]
  3. Effect: Eric Weisstein's World of Physics [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. effect, The Effect: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. effect: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  2. Effect: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (effect)

noun:  (of a law) having legal validity ("The law is still in effect")
noun:  an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived) ("He just did it for effect")
noun:  the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
noun:  a symptom caused by an illness or a drug ("The effects of sleep loss")
noun:  an outward appearance ("She retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting")
noun:  a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon ("The magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise")
verb:  act so as to bring into existence ("Effect a change")
verb:  produce

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Phrases that include effect:   side effect, domino effect, special effect, zeeman effect, butterfly effect, more...

Words similar to effect:   burden, consequence, core, effected, effecting, effectuate, essence, force, gist, impression, issue, outcome, result, upshot, aftermath, bring about, carry out, set up, more...

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