HyperDic: influence

English > 8 senses of the word influence:
NOUNattributeinfluencea power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
actinfluencecausing something without any direct or apparent effort
cognitioninfluencea cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do
phenomenoninfluencethe effect of one thing (or person) on another
person influenceone having power to influence another
VERBsocialinfluence, act upon, workhave and exert influence or effect
cognitioninfluence, determine, shape, mold, regulateshape or influence
communicationinfluence, charm, temptinduce into action by using one's charm
influence > pronunciation
Soundsih'nfluwahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > influence: 8 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc.
Example"used her parents' influence to get the job"
Narrowerdead hand, dead hand of the past, mortmainThe oppressive influence of past events or decisions
forceA powerful effect or influence
grip, graspAn intellectual hold or understanding
Broaderpower, powerfulnesspossession of controlling influence
Spanishinfluencia, influjo
Catalaninfluència, influx
Adjectivesinfluentialhaving or exercising influence or power
Verbsinfluenceinduce into action by using one's charm
influencehave and exert influence or effect
English > influence: 8 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningCausing something without any direct or apparent effort.
Narrowercross-pollinationstimulating / stimulating influence among diverse elements
enticement, temptationThe act of influencing by exciting hope or desire
exposureThe act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
hypnotism, mesmerism, suggestionThe act of inducing hypnosis
impingement, encroachment, impactInfluencing strongly
manipulation, useExerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage
Broadercausing, causationThe act of causing something to happen / happen
Spanishinfluencia
Catalaninfluència
Verbsinfluenceshape or influence
English > influence: 8 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do.
Example"her wishes had a great influence on his thinking"
NarrowerimponderableA factor whose effects cannot be accurately assessed
imprintA distinctive influence
morale builderSomething or someone who influences by building or strengthening morale
pestilence, cankerA pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of
supportSomething providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
temptation, enticementSomething that seduces or has the quality to seduce
Broaderdeterminant, determiner, determinative, determining factor, causal factorA determining or causal element or factor
Spanishinfluencia
Catalaninfluència, influx
Verbsinfluencehave and exert influence or effect
English > influence: 8 senses > noun 4, phenomenon
MeaningThe effect of one thing (or person) on another.
Example"the influence of mechanical action"
Narrowerperturbation(physics) a secondary influence on a system that causes it to deviate slightly
purchaseA means of exerting influence or gaining advantage
windA tendency or force that influences events
Broaderconsequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
Spanishinfluencia
Catalaninfluència
Adjectivesinfluentialhaving or exercising influence or power
Verbsinfluenceshape or influence
influenceinduce into action by using one's charm
influencehave and exert influence or effect
English > influence: 8 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningOne having power to influence another.
Examples
  • "she was the most important influence in my life"
  • "he was a bad influence on the children"
Broaderpower, forceOne possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
Adjectivesinfluentialhaving or exercising influence or power
Verbsinfluenceshape or influence
influenceinduce into action by using one's charm
influencehave and exert influence or effect
English > influence: 8 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningHave and exert influence or effect.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The artist's work influenced the young painter"
Synonymsact upon, work
Narrowerblackmail, blackjack, pressureExert pressure on someone through threats / threats
carry, persuade, swaywin approval or support for
color, colourmodify or bias
dominateBe in control
fixInfluence an event or its outcome by illegal means
get atInfluence by corruption
imprint, formEstablish or impress firmly in the mind
manipulate, pull strings, pull wiresInfluence or control shrewdly or deviously
militateHave force or influence
prejudice, prepossessInfluence (somebody's) opinion in advance
swing, swing overInfluence decisively
Broaderaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchHave an effect upon
Spanishinfluenciar, influir
Catalaninfluenciar, influir
Nounsinfluencea power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
influencea cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do
influenceone having power to influence another
influencethe effect of one thing (or person) on another
English > influence: 8 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningshape or influence; give direction to.
PatternSomething ----s something; Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
Synonymsdetermine, shape, mold, regulate
Narrowercarry weightHave influence to a specified degree
decideInfluence or determine
dispose, inclinemake receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief
indexAdjust through indexation
indispose, disinclinemake unwilling
miscreateshape or form or make badly
paceregulate or set the pace of
predetermineDetermine beforehand
reshapeshape anew or differently
timeSet the speed, duration, or execution of
Broadercause, do, makegive rise to
Spanishdeterminar, forjar, formarse, influenciar, influir, moldear, regularizarse
Catalandeterminar, forjar, formar-se, influenciar, influir, regularitzar-se
Nounsinfluencecausing something without any direct or apparent effort
influenceone having power to influence another
influencethe effect of one thing (or person) on another
English > influence: 8 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaninginduce into action by using one's charm.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something
ModelThey influence him to write the letter
Synonymscharm, tempt
Narrowermagnetize, mesmerize, mesmerise, magnetise, bewitch, spellbindattract strongly, as if with a magnet
BroaderpersuadeCause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action
Spanishincitar, influenciar, influir, tentar
Catalanincitar, influenciar, influir, temptar
Nounsinfluencea power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
influenceone having power to influence another
influencethe effect of one thing (or person) on another

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