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Another word for influence

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Noun
  1. The power or capacity to produce a desired result

    See also:

    affect

  2. The power to produce an effect by indirect means

    See also:

    affect

  3. The strong effect exerted by one person or thing on another

    See also:

    affect

Verb
  1. To have an impact on in a certain way

Another word for influence

Synonym Study

  • Weight implies influence that is more or less preponderant in its effect his viewpoint had great weight with his colleagues
  • Prestige implies the power to command esteem or admiration, based on brilliance of achievement or outstanding superiority
  • Authority implies the power to command acceptance, belief, obedience, etc., based on strength of character, expertness of knowledge, etc. a statement made on good authority
  • Influence implies the power of persons or things (whether or not exerted consciously or overtly) to affect others used his influence to get elected