Definitions for "Affect"
To influence or move, as the feelings or passions; to touch.
Affection; inclination; passion; feeling; disposition.
The emotional complex associated with an idea or mental state. In hysteria, the affect is sometimes entirely dissociated, sometimes transferred to another than the original idea.
To make a show of; to put on a pretense of; to feign; to assume; as, to affect ignorance.
make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache"
a technical term in psychology
in cognitive psychology, this is the evaluative dimension of attitude (favourable or unfavourable)
Attitudes and behaviour that will influence children’s progress at school and their attainment.
"Affect" (latin affectus) is a concept used in philosophy by Spinoza and Deleuze. According to Ethics III, 3, Definition 3, an affect is an empowerment, and not a simple change or modification. Affects, according to Deleuze, are not simple affections, as they are independent from their subject.
EStrange cold weather this summer will affect our crops.EI was deeply affected by her devotion to her child.EThe rise in prices severely affects the lives of the people.
Keywords:  covet, aspire, aim
To aim at; to aspire; to covet.
To show a fondness for; to like to use or practice; to choose; hence, to frequent habitually.
Keywords:  affinity, disposition, tend
To tend to by affinity or disposition.
connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling affects your business"
Keywords:  incline, dispose
To dispose or incline.
Keywords:  rmw, happen, impact, secondary, primary
To make happen, or to cause an effect or change to occur, or has or will result. Typically used to identify secondary impact s as a result of a primary change. [D02364] RMW
an innate biological response that registers in the body--period
Keywords:  love, regard
To love; to regard with affection.
Keywords:  appoint, assign
To assign; to appoint.
To act upon; to produce an effect or change upon.
act physically on; have an effect upon
Keywords:  rules, effect, new
have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
Keywords:  act
v. To act upon