effect etymology

English word effect comes from Latin facere, Latin e

Detailed word origin of effect

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
facere Latin (lat)
e Latin (lat) out of, from The name of the letter E.
efficio Latin (lat) (philosophy) I make out, show, prove, deduce.. I cause to occur, bring about, effect.. I make or work out; effect, execute, complete, accomplish, make, form, compose.. I produce, bear, yield.. I yield, bear, amount to, make out.
effectus Latin (lat) An effect, result, outcome, operation, tendency, purpose.. The act of doing, making or effecting; execution, accomplishment, completion, performance.
effect Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) (legal) judgment; decree. Effect.
effect English (eng) (filmology) An illusion produced by technical means (as in "special effect"). (obsolete) Manifestation; expression; sign.. (obsolete) Reality; actual meaning; fact, as distinguished from mere appearance.. (physics, psychology, etc.) A scientific phenomenon, usually named after its discoverer.. (sound engineering) An alteration, or device for producing an alteration, in sound after it has [...]

Words with the same origin as effect

Descendants of facere
affair affect affected defeat defect face facebook faced fact factor factory fair fashion feature perfect perfection profit profitable satisfaction satisfied satisfy scientific terrific testify verify
Descendants of e
survival