1. take effect go into effect or become effective or operative
  2. affect have an influence upon
  3. effect a phenomenon that is caused by some previous phenomenon
  4. stage effect a special effect created on the stage
  5. takeoff rocket the first stage of a multistage rocket
  6. defect a failing or deficiency
  7. advocate a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea
  8. take flight run away quickly
  9. disaffect arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
  10. side effect a secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy
  11. take office assume an office, duty, or title
  12. skin effect the tendency of high-frequency alternating current to distribute near the surface of a conductor
  13. aftereffect any result that follows its cause after an interval
  14. perfect being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish
  15. to that effect with that general meaning
  16. take after be similar to a relative
  17. domino effect the consequence of one event setting off a chain of similar events (like a falling domino causing a whole row of upended dominos to fall)
  18. take off remove clothes
  19. in effect exerting force or influence
  20. law of effect (psychology) the principle that behaviors are selected by their consequences; behavior having good consequences tends to be repeated whereas behavior that leads to bad consequences is not repeated