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influences

[ in-floo-uhns ]SEE DEFINITION OF influences
  • nounpower, authority
  • verblead to believe, do

Synonyms for influences

  • clout
  • consequence
  • control
  • domination
  • effect
  • force
  • impact
  • importance
  • leadership
  • leverage
  • money
  • pressure
  • prestige
  • repercussion
  • reputation
  • significance
  • weight
  • access
  • agency
  • ascendancy
  • character
  • command
  • connections
  • credit
  • direction
  • dominion
  • drag
  • esteem
  • fame
  • fix
  • grease
  • guidance
  • hold
  • imprint
  • in
  • juice
  • magnetism
  • mark
  • moment
  • monopoly
  • network
  • notoriety
  • predominance
  • prerogative
  • prominence
  • pull
  • ropes
  • rule
  • spell
  • supremacy
  • sway
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Antonyms for influences

  • beginning
  • cause
  • commencement
  • insignificance
  • origin
  • powerlessness
  • source
  • start
  • triviality
  • unimportance
  • weakness
  • subordination
  • impotence
  • incapacity
  • inferiority
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INFLUENCES

The influences of religion have been multiplied and strengthened.

For the moment at least, the man is open to influences from another source than his hate.

But many women respond easily to influences they could not have originated.

We will now examine these influences, so far as they are not dealt with in other chapters.

I am not aware of other influences that can be attributed to climate.

"Vere is very sensitive to almost all influences," she said.

That child is enfolded in influences which ward off the touch of the grace of life.

The influences which we can bring to bear upon this question are chiefly indirect.

The influences of climate and soil in political history are another.

How dare you believe that money and—all the rest of it influences me in my friendships?

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from influence (n.). Related: Influenced; influencing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INFLUENCES

medium

nounatmosphere, setting
  • ambience
  • ambient
  • climate
  • conditions
  • element
  • habitat
  • influences
  • milieu
  • surroundings
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