The order also raises questions about whether the rules will ever be allowed to take effect.Really, in reality, in truth, in fact, in actual fact, effectively, essentially, in essence, virtually, practically, in practical terms, for all practical purposes, to all intents and purposes, in all but name, all but, as good as, more or less, as near as dammit, almost.

To that effect or to the effect that used to indicate that the meaning of words is roughly correct even if the words themselves are not completely accurate 2 effect /fkt/ verb effects; effected; effecting effects; effected; effecting Learner's definition of effect object formal.Creepy music in a movie gives the effect that something is about to happen.

Finding a good mechanic to repair vintage cars without effecting any alterations in their original look and design is a major headache.Force, operation, enforcement, implementation, execution, action, effectiveness implement, apply, put into action, put into practice, execute, enact, carry out, carry through, perform, administer come into force, come into operation, come into being, begin, become operative, become valid, become law, apply, be applied work, act,.However, the splashing water also created a nostalgic effect on the minds of onlookers.