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We have found multiple words affect. Choose the one you are looking for and click on the link in its Dictionary entry column to see its detailed etymology.

Dictionary entry Language Definition
affect English (Verb) (transitive) Of an illness or condition, to infect or harm (a part of the body).. (transitive) To influence or alter.. (transitive) To move to emotion.. (transitive, archaic) To assign; to [...](transitive) Of an illness or condition, to infect or harm (a part of the body).. (transitive) To influence or alter.. (transitive) To move to emotion.. (transitive, archaic) To assign; to [...]
affect English (Verb) (obsolete, transitive) To aim for, to try to obtain. [15th-19th c.]. (transitive) To make a show of; to put on a pretence of; to feign; to assume. To make a false display of. [from 16th c.]. [...](obsolete, transitive) To aim for, to try to obtain. [15th-19th c.]. (transitive) To make a show of; to put on a pretence of; to feign; to assume. To make a false display of. [from 16th c.]. [...]
affect English (Noun) (obsolete) A desire, an appetite. [16th-17th c.]. (obsolete) One's mood or inclination; mental state. [14th-17th c.]. (psychology) A subjective feeling experienced in response to a thought or [...](obsolete) A desire, an appetite. [16th-17th c.]. (obsolete) One's mood or inclination; mental state. [14th-17th c.]. (psychology) A subjective feeling experienced in response to a thought or [...]

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