verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of impact
usage note for impact
OTHER WORDS FROM impactnon·im·pact, noun, adjectivepost·im·pact, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for impact
The last thing to think about is the environmental impact of actually using the product.Trying to shop sustainably? Here’s what you need to consider.|Sarah Kaplan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The findings are part of a 2019 National Geographic expedition that studied climate impacts on the Himalayas.Everest Summits May Become Easier Due to Climate Change|Kyla Mandel|November 20, 2020|Outside Online
One way to understand the impact of this loss is to compare it with the number of people who live in your town, city or county.How much is 250,000 deaths? Enough to empty wide swaths of the country.|Lauren Tierney, Tim Meko|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Without the impact of the coronavirus, greenhouse gas emissions this year would have been only 1 percent lower than 2019, the organization says.U.S. greenhouse gas emissions set to drop to lowest level in three decades|Steven Mufson|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Like most big men who enter the NBA as teenagers, Wiseman will probably struggle to be an impact player in the 2021 playoffs.On quiet night for NBA draft lottery selections, Anthony Edwards goes No. 1 to Timberwolves|Ben Golliver, Des Bieler|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
In the gloom the flash of missiles impacting in the distance heartened them.
Now some are saying it is already negatively impacting consumer behavior.
This is the goal of our conversation today, how corporate innovation is actually impacting social innovation.Stanford Panel: Transforming Lives – Just Business as Usual|A Daily Beast Sponsor|October 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The MiniChess program builds a foundation for future learning, especially impacting math and life-skills development.
Do the American people believe population growth is impacting the disappearance of wildlife?New Poll Finds Americans Are Worried About Runaway Population Growth|Jerry Karnas|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The direct, proximate, or necessary function of the hammer in normal operation is impacting.The Classification of Patents|United States Patent Office
The evolution or revolution of information technology is impacting everything we do and how we do it on a worldwide basis.Shock and Awe|Harlan K. Ullman
The result seen in Fig. 303 is obtained by impacting the horizontal or twined series of threads.
He spread his feet, braced his shoulders and chest to the impacting masses of words, and waited.The Wolf Cub|Patrick Casey
They do not coat the infantile matter with a hard or impacting envelope.Instigations|Ezra Pound