The new law will take effect next month. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Noun : Exposure to the sun had the effect of toughening his skin. ,His protest had no effect. ,to bring a plan into effect. ,She disapproved of the proposal and wrote to that effect. ,We had the feeling that the big, expensive car was only for effect. ,a three-dimensional effect. ,the Doppler effect. From Dictionary.com.
Verb (used with object) : The new machines finally effected the transition to computerized accounting last spring. From Dictionary.com.
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