What is the difference between affect and effect?
Affect is most commonly used as a verb:
to act on;
- Heavy rain affected the harvest.
- Your actions affect other people.
Effect is most commonly used as a noun:
something that is produced by a cause; a result; a consequence
- The heavy rain had a terrible effect on the harvest.
- Your actions have an effect on other people.
Let’s use affect and effect in one sentence:
Does knowing the effect of your decisions affect your decision making?