Definition of Affect


  • the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion


  • have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
    "This child impressed me as unusually mature"
    "This behavior struck me as odd"
  • make believe with the intent to deceive
    "He feigned that he was ill"
    "He shammed a headache"
  • connect closely and often incriminatingly
    "This new ruling affects your business"
  • act physically on
    have an effect upon
    "the medicine affects my heart rate"
  • have an effect upon
    "Will the new rules affect me?"
    - bear upon - bear on - touch on
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Affect

  • Scrabble® score of the affect (14)
  • Word Chums® score of the affect (17)
  • Words With Friends® score of the affect (15)

Unscramble affect

39 unscramble word found using the letters affect.

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