Effect and Principle


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Effect noun – A condition or occurrence traceable to a cause.
Principle is an antonym for effect.
Nearby Words: effective, effectual, effected, effectively, effecting
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Principle noun – A basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct.
Effect is an antonym for principle in law topic.
Nearby Words: principal, principled, principally, principe
Antonyms for Principle
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good good effect good principle
better better effect better principle
similar similar effect similar principle
common common effect common principle
Other adjectives: original, real, main, major, different, opposite.

Both words in one sentence

  • Later the same principle is applied to innovation and skilled labor in general, to greatly destructive effect.
  • Literature / Sixth Column Applied Phlebotinum: "The Ledbetter effect", which is explained via technobabble as the unifying principle of matter and energy, grants nearly godlike powers to the protagonists.
  • Reactionless Drive It remains to be seen whether the effect has commercial applications, but if a sufficiently powerful device is developed using the principle, implications could be staggering.
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