Definition of To that effect

1. Adverb. With that general meaning. "She said something to that effect"

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Lexicographical Neighbors of To That Effect

to one's mind
to one ear
to order
to perfection
to pieces
to rights
to save one's life
to say nothing of
to say the least
to scale
to some extent
to taste
to tell the truth
to that
to that degree
to that effect (current term)
to that end
to that extent
to the
to the T
to the best of one's knowledge
to the brim
to the contrary
to the day
to the death
to the fore
to the full
to the gills
to the gunnels
to the highest degree

Literary usage of To that effect

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"To reverse an order to that effect, this writ of error was brought. In Connecticut, as in New York, "judgment may be given for or against one or more of ..."

2. The Lancet (1860)
"68, of having omitted to apprehend William Carrol, a lunatic soldier, who was wandering about, after they had received notice to that effect. ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1909)
"... to and on which the perjury is assigned was material, or there must be an express averment to that effect. [Ed. Note.—For other case, see Perjury, Cent. ..."

4. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1887)
"... with the statement that Parker wrote to that effect, and that is the best answer to the question. MR. ..."

5. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"... any further delay, as General McRae, to whom I liad sent orders to that effect, would be advancing before he (General Parsons) could receive my order. ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1826)
"... there were at that time a churchwarden, the property might vest in him and the overseers; but that does not appear, nor is there a plea to that effect . ..."

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