Definition of Take effect

1. Verb. Go into effect or become effective or operative. "The new law will take effect next month"

Generic synonyms: Become, Get, Go



Definition of Take effect

1. Verb. (idiomatic) to become active; to become effective ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Take Effect

take away from
take back
take by storm
take care
take care of
take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves
take chances
take charge
take command
take control
take courage
take cover
take delight in
take down
take down a peg
take effect (current term)
take exception
take exception to
take fire
take five
take flight
take for
take for a spin
take for granted
take form
take guard
take heart
take heed
take hold
take hold of

Literary usage of Take effect

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1. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William L. Hickey, United States (1847)
"... be authenticated so as to take effect in every other State." Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in ..."

2. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"... the mode in which the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings in each State shall be authenticated so as to take effect in every other State. ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"And it continued во to do during the term of its original charter. proved January 80, 1867, a new charter wa┬╗ granted, to take effect January 1, 1869, ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1913)
"(2) The act approved April 4, 1907, to take effect May 1, 1907, prescribing 2 cents a mile as the maximum fare for passengers, except for those under twelve ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"... that although the mode, in which a legacy is to take effect, is in many cases with regard to an individual legatee considered as of the substance of the ..."

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