Affect in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Affect

(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, now rare) To feel affection for (someone); to like, be fond of. [from 16th c.]

Short Example Sentences for Affect

  • 1. That can affect the marriage? 🔊
  • 2. Do they affect you in the same way? 🔊
  • 3. How does it affect the national labour? 🔊
  • 4. Perfectly dry ammonia does not affect litmus paper. 🔊
  • 5. In dress they largely affect black velveteen. 🔊
  • 6. In dealing with the drunken, we do not affect to be drunk. 🔊
  • 7. But they do not affect Luther. 🔊
  • 8. But that does not affect the share of Isuke. 🔊
  • 9. The Act will not affect the hunting. 🔊
  • 10. They seem to affect Dressing to their Disadvantage. 🔊
  • 11. How does it affect the condition of James B.? 🔊
  • 12. He had not allowed that consideration to affect him hitherto. 🔊
  • 13. Countries out of Germany must affect him in a still more remote manner. 🔊
  • 14. At any rate I do hope you will not allow it to affect your health. 🔊

How to use Affect in Sentences?

  • 1. It did not affect her at all; it did not budge her the fraction of an inch from her position. 🔊
  • 2. Caroline had to use her brain quickly to divine how such a piece of news would affect him. 🔊
  • 3. Members of an open source community are able to experience how their actions affect the whole. 🔊
  • 4. However, this study did not at any time permanently affect his vigorous striving after holiness. 🔊
  • 5. Is the current of progress to flow by them for ever, bearing no reforms which shall affect them? 🔊
  • 6. Even if it did (which emphatically it does not), that would not affect its truth. 🔊
  • 7. All this contention, whatever its weight, does not affect the thesis of the present argument. 🔊
  • 8. Stimulants, narcotics, poisons, affect the system solely because they are reputed to do so. 🔊
  • 9. How got his safetie such a deepe regarde Within your heart, that you affect it so? 🔊
  • 10. It's been so natural to him that he wouldn't affect to hide it if I asked him about it. 🔊
  • 11. If it were good, then we affect him deare, And would add furtherance to your enterprise. 🔊
  • 12. It was inconceivable to her that he would persist in the scheme when he realized how it would affect her. 🔊
  • 13. There are certain formidable disorders of the nervous system in which hallucinations affect all the senses. 🔊
  • 14. We affect a tremendous and cultivated shyness and delicacy about imperatives of the most arbitrary appearance. 🔊
  • 15. Boiling the water does not affect these salts; hence such waters are said to have permanent hardness. 🔊
  • 16. In fact they scattered with a rapidity which proved they had not imbibed enough whisky to affect their legs or give them courage. 🔊
  • 17. In circuits having both resistance and capacity or resistance and inductance, both properties affect the passage of current. 🔊
  • 18. If he possesses this in a sufficiently high degree, he can affect those who are subject to his superiority even at the greatest distance. 🔊
  • 19. He obliged us to affect a passionate interest in the progress of county matches, to work up unnatural enthusiasms. 🔊
  • 20. They have yielded to circumstances; particularly where they were thought, even in their consequences, or obliquely, to affect other fundamentals. 🔊
  • 21. A great many people applied for medicine, and some of the maladies, specially when they affect children, make one sick at heart. 🔊