Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Japanese translation of affect

See all translations

affect

verb
 
/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.
(Definition of affect from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “affect” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

exercise

physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More