Hyphenation of effect

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word effect? This word can be hyphenated and contains 2 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of effect:

A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
The magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise His decision had depressing consequences for business He acted very wise after the event
An outward appearance
He made a good impression I wanted to create an impression of success She retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting
An impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived)
He just did it for effect
The central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
(of a law) having legal validity
The law is still in effect
A symptom caused by an illness or a drug
The effects of sleep loss The effect of the anesthetic
The scientists set up a shock wave
Act so as to bring into existence
Effect a change

Synonyms of effect:

noun consequence, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot, phenomenon
noun impression, appearance, visual aspect
noun force, validity, validness
noun symptom
noun impression, feeling, belief, notion, opinion
noun essence, burden, core, gist, meaning, significance, signification, import
verb effectuate, bring about, set up, cause, do, make
verb act, move

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