- A power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc.
- usage: "used her parents' influence to get the job"
- Causing something without any direct or apparent effort.
- A cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do.
- usage: "her wishes had a great influence on his thinking"
- The effect of one thing (or person) on another.
- usage: "the influence of mechanical action"
- One having power to influence another.
- usage: "she was the most important influence in my life"; "he was a bad influence on the children"
- Have and exert influence or effect.
- usage: "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"
- Shape or influence; give direction to.
- usage: "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
- Induce into action by using one's charm.
- usage: "She charmed him into giving her all his money"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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