Translation of "affect" - English-Portuguese dictionary

affect

verb uk /əˈfekt/

to cause a change in someone or something

afetar, influir em
How will the new road affect the community?

to cause a strong emotion, especially sadness

comover, afetar
Try not to let her criticism affect you.

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

atacar
The disease affects older people.

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