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Synonyms for affect

Noun

1. affect, feeling
usage: the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion

Verb

1. affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch, change, alter, modify
usage: have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
2. affect, change, alter, modify
usage: act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate"
3. involve, affect, regard, refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with
usage: connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling affects your business"
4. feign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemble, misrepresent, belie
usage: make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache"
5. affect, impress, move, strike
usage: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
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