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EFFECT', n. L. effectus, from efficio ex and facio, to make.

1. That which is produced by an agent or cause as the effect of luxury the effect of intemperance.

Poverty, disease and disgrace are the natural effects of dissipation.

2. Consequence event.

To say that a composition is imperfect,is in effect to say the author is a man.

3. Purpose general intent.

They spoke to her to that effect. 2 Chronicles 34

4. Consequence intended utility profit advantage.

Christ is become of no effect to you. Galatians 5

5. Force validity. The obligation is void and of no effect.
6. Completion perfection.

Not so worthily to be brought to heroical effect by fortune or necessity.

7. Reality not mere appearance fact.

No other in effect than what it seems.

8. In the plural, effects are goods movables personal estate. The people escaped from the town with their effects.

EFFECT', from the Noun. To produce, as a cause or agent to cause to be. The revolution in France effected a great change of property.

1. To bring to pass to achieve to accomplish as, to effect an object or purpose.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Effect'. King James Dictionary.

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