Definition of put (or bring or carry) something into effect in US English:

put (or bring or carry) something into effect


  • Cause something to apply or become operative.

    ‘they succeeded in putting their strategies into effect’
    • ‘A further 29 full-time sports activity coordinators have been recruited to put the plans into effect across the city.’
    • ‘Business chiefs also thought the Hong Kong government was inefficient in putting policies into effect.’
    • ‘Fortunately we don't get the opportunity to put them into effect.’
    • ‘The Government is pressing for an answer on legislation to put the deal into effect.’
    • ‘Your Executors are responsible for making sure your Will is put into effect.’
    • ‘Sentence of death by fire was given on October 26th, to be carried into effect on the following day.’
    • ‘The convention will oblige signatories, including Ireland, to enact new legislation to bring the provisions into effect.’
    • ‘Legislatures from Hawaii to Massachusetts to North Carolina are taking serious steps toward putting Election Day registration into effect.’
    • ‘Last, the combatant acts, or puts the decision into effect.’
    implement, apply, put into action, put into practice, execute, enact, carry out, carry through, perform, administer
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