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Definition of "effecting" []

  • 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)
  • Causative, effective. (adjective)

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  • Present participle of effect. (verb)

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Use "effecting" in a sentence
  • "-- One of the strangest freaks of Nature of which we know as effecting the wholesale destruction of wild animals by disease is the rabbit plague."
  • "A Scotland Yard spokesman, who later announced that PC Roberts had been “involved in effecting the arrest” but had not been assaulted by Patrick Savage, was a clarification that once again, came too late. on April 11, 2009 at 11: 30 am | Reply Metcountymounty"
  • "He never missed an opportunity to clinch, and in effecting most of the clinches his shoulder drove stiffly into the other's ribs."