Definition of "effected" []

  • Something that is produced by a cause or agent; result (noun)
  • Power or ability to influence or produce a result; efficacy (noun)
  • The condition of being operative (esp in the phrases in or into effect) (noun)
  • Basic meaning or purpose (esp in the phrase to that effect) (noun)
  • An impression, usually one that is artificial or contrived (esp in the phrase for effect) (noun)
  • A scientific phenomenon (noun)
  • The overall impression or result (noun)
  • To cause to occur; bring about; accomplish (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of effect. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "effected" in a sentence
  • "She took the new circumstances in with a single cast up of her wary eyelids; and her, and her skill in surgery and art in medicine, I praised to lull her fears, which procured me the denomination of old friend, as well as handsome gentleman: she went so far as to add, in a fit of natural warmth, nice fellow; and it is the truth, that this term effected wonders in flattering me: it seemed to reveal to me how simple it was for Harry Richmond, one whom gipsies could think a nice fellow, to be the lord of Janet's affections -- to be her husband."
  • "The calling of the name effected a temporary pathway through those intangible barriers."
  • "The call effected, the first operator continued to revolve the machine so that the balls of pith should diverge in the two electrometers."