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Synonym of Influence

Influence Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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influence
Synonyms and related words:
Rasputin, Svengali, VIP, access, acme, act on, act upon, actuation, advance, affect, alter, amperage, animation, armipotence, ascendancy, authority, authorization, bad influence, be-all and end-all, beef, behind-the-scenes influence, bend, bias, big wheel, black power, blue ribbon, bring, brute force, carry, championship, change, charge, charisma, clout, cogence, cogency, color, command, compulsion, concentrate on, conduce to, connections, consequence, contribute to, control, court, credit, decide, determine, devices, dint, direction, directorship, dispose, distort, dominance, domination, dominion, drag, drive, duress, effect, effectiveness, effectuality, eminence, eminence grise, energy, engage, enlist, expedients, favor, favoritism, first place, first prize, five-percenter, flower power, focus on, force, force majeure, forcefulness, forward, friend at court, full blast, full force, get, get to do, good influence, gray eminence, greatness, headship, heavyweight, hegemony, height, hidden hand, highest, hold, impact, imperium, importance, impress, impress upon, in, incline, induce, influence peddler, influencer, influentialness, ingroup, inner-direction, inspire, interest in, jaundice, jurisdiction, key, kingmaker, kingship, lead, lead to, leadership, leverage, lobby, lobbyist, lords of creation, lordship, lure, machination, main force, main strength, man of influence, mana, management, maneuvering, maneuvers, manipulate, manipulation, manipulator, mastership, mastery, maximum, might, might and main, mightiness, modify, moment, most, motivate, motivation, move, moving, moxie, muscle power, ne plus ultra, new high, open sesame, operate on, other-direction, palms, paramountcy, persuade, pizzazz, political influence, poop, potence, potency, potentiality, power, power pack, power structure, power struggle, powerfulness, powers that be, precedence, predispose, predominance, prejudice, prejudice against, prejudice the issue, prepossess, prepotency, presidency, pressure, pressure group, prestige, primacy, priority, procure, productiveness, productivity, prominence, prompt, prompting, puissance, pull, punch, push, rank, record, redound to, rule, say, seniority, sinew, sinister influence, soften up, sovereignty, special interests, special-interest group, stature, steam, stimulation, strength, strike, strong arm, subserve, superiority, superpower, supremacy, sway, tactical maneuvers, tactics, tempt, the Establishment, tinge, tone, top spot, touch, treat, turn the scale, twist, validity, vehemence, very important person, vigor, vim, virility, virtue, virulence, vitality, warp, wattage, wear down, weigh with, weight, weightiness, wheeler-dealer, wire-puller, wire-pulling, work, work on, zenith
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
influence

Noun
1. a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc; "used her parents' influence to get the job"
(hypernym) power, powerfulness
(hyponym) dead hand, dead hand of the past, mortmain
(derivation) charm, tempt
2. causing something without any direct or apparent effort
(hypernym) causing, causation
(hyponym) cross-pollination
(derivation) determine, shape, mold, regulate
3. a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do; "her wishes had a great influence on his thinking"
(hypernym) determinant, determiner, determinative, determining factor, causal factor
(hyponym) imponderable
(derivation) act upon, work
4. the effect of one thing (or person) on another; "the influence of mechanical action"
(hypernym) consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot
(hyponym) perturbation
(derivation) charm, tempt
5. one having power to influence another; "she was the most important influence in my life"; "he was a bad influence on the children"
(hypernym) power, force
(derivation) charm, tempt

Verb
1. have and exert influence or effect; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"
(synonym) act upon, work
(hypernym) affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
(hyponym) prejudice, prepossess
2. shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
(synonym) determine, shape, mold, regulate
(hypernym) cause, do, make
(hyponym) dispose, incline
3. induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"
(synonym) charm, tempt
(hypernym) persuade
(hyponym) magnetize, mesmerize, mesmerise, magnetise, bewitch, spellbind

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