Effected
Effect Ef*fect", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Effected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Effecting}.] 1. To produce, as a cause or agent; to cause to be. [1913 Webster]

So great a body such exploits to effect. --Daniel. [1913 Webster]

2. To bring to pass; to execute; to enforce; to achieve; to accomplish. [1913 Webster]

To effect that which the divine counsels had decreed. --Bp. Hurd. [1913 Webster]

They sailed away without effecting their purpose. --Jowett (Th. ).

Syn: To accomplish; fulfill; achieve; complete; execute; perform; attain. See {Accomplish}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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