Translation of "affect" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /əˈfekt/ us /əˈfekt/

to cause a change in someone or something

~に影響する, 影響を与える
How will the new road affect the community?

to cause a strong emotion, especially sadness

(人の心)をかき乱す, 動揺させる
Try not to let her criticism affect you.

If a disease, condition, etc. affects someone, the person becomes sick.

(病気が人)を侵す, むしばむ
The disease affects older people.

(Translation of “affect” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)