What does take effect mean?

Definitions for take effect

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word take effect.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. take effect(verb)

    go into effect or become effective or operative

    "The new law will take effect next month"


  1. take effect(Verb)

    to become active; to become effective


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take effect in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take effect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Finance Minister Joaquim Levy:

    As the (fiscal) measures take effect, and Congress approves them, confidence will return, we need to have a little patience.

  2. Vice President Joe Biden:

    As the the authors of this letter must know, the vast majority of our international commitments take effect without Congressional approval.

  3. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov:

    We expect the ceasefire to take effect in full from Dec. 9 ... The ceasefire was announced before. It led to a considerable easing in violence but not to a full (halt of fighting).

  4. The Caixin/Markit Purchasing Managers ':

    This shows that previous stimulus policies have begun to take effect, while the economic structure steadily improved, the economy has started to show signs of stabilizing, reducing the need for a further stimulus.

  5. Thomas à Kempis:

    Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength.... It is therefore able to undertake all things, and it completes many things, and warrants them to take effect, where he who does not love would faint and lie down.

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