English dictionary definition of:



  • an outward appearance
  • (of a law) having legal validity
  • an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived)
  • the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
  • a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  • a symptom caused by an illness or a drug


  • produce
  • act so as to bring into existence

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burden consequence core effectuate essence event force gist impression issue outcome result upshot

Scrabble score for effect

Scrabble score = 14

generated at 16:43:26 on 02-07-19

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