influence[ in-floo-uhns ]SEE DEFINITION OF influence
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INFLUENCE
It cannot be denied that he has often made good use of his influence.
Under its influence Hope sometimes appeared at disadvantage.
He has no voice in its making, no influence in its administration, it does not represent him.
The influence of Westhampton is Radical, and fills the Council with a lot of outsiders.
Their influence on us is at least reciprocal with ours on them.
In relation to her and her people he seemed to himself a man of power and influence.
That gave a ground of hope for her influence with him that his sister had long lost.
It is possible that this is one link in the chain of influence which she was weaving around them.
The influence of Le Moyne was still on him, however, and he went on quietly with what he was doing.
With an influence so great she had simply said, "Spare of censure this man for my sake."
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INFLUENCE
- call the tune
- lay down the law
- make willing
- put one's foot down
- put to rights
- read the riot act
- ride herd on
- set in order