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.
So great a body such exploits to effect.Daniel.
2. To bring to pass; to execute; to enforce; to achieve; to accomplish.
To effect that which the divine counsels had decreed.Bp. Hurd.
They sailed away without effecting their purpose.Jowett (Th. ).
Syn. -- To accomplish; fulfill; achieve; complete; execute; perform; attain. See Accomplish.
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