Influence

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Influence->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ influence
influence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ importance
importance
&c. 642
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ weight
weight
pressure
preponderance
prevalence
sway
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ predominance
predominance
predominancy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ascendency
ascendency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dominance
dominance
reign
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ control
control
domination
pull
???>*
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ authority
authority
&c. 737
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ capability
capability
&c.(power) 157
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ effect
effect
&c. 154
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ interest
interest
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ footing
footing
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ purchase
purchase
&c.(support) 215
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ play
play
leverage
vantage ground
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ tower of strength
tower of strength
host in himself
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ protection
protection
patronage
auspices
PARAG:Influence->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have-influence
have-influence
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be-influential
be-influential
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ carry weight
carry weight
weigh
tell
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have a hold upon
have a hold upon
magnetize
bear upon
gain a footing
work upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take root
take root
take hold
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ strike root in
strike root in
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ run through
run through
pervade
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ prevail
prevail
dominate
predominate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ out weigh
out weigh
over weigh
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ over-ride
over-ride
over-bear
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ gain head
gain head
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ rage
rage
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be-rife
be-rife
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ spread like wildfire
spread like wildfire
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ have the upper hand
have the upper hand
get the upper hand
gain the upper hand
have full play
get full play
gain full play
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ be recognized
be recognized
be listened to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make one's voice heard
make one's voice heard
gain a hearing
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ play a part
play a part
play a leading part
play a leading part in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ take the lead
take the lead
pull the strings
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ turn the scale
turn the scale
throw one's weight into the scale
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ set the fashion
set the fashion
lead the dance
PARAG:Influence->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ influential
influential
effective
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ important
important
&c. 642
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ weighty
weighty
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ prevailing
prevailing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ prevalent
prevalent
rife
rampant
dominant
regnant
predominant
in the ascendant
hegemonical
PARAG:Influence->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with telling effect
with telling effect

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • INFLUENCE — Dans le langage scientifique, une sorte de coexistence s’instaure fréquemment entre deux niveaux de conceptualisation, l’un assez proche de la langue courante, où le terme est employé dans un sens générique très large et désigne plutôt une notion …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • influence — in·flu·ence n 1 a: the act or power of producing an effect without any apparent exertion of force or direct exercise of command b: corrupt interference with authority for personal gain 2: the power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or… …   Law dictionary

  • influence — n Influence, authority, prestige, weight, credit are comparable when they mean power exerted over the minds or acts of others either without apparent effort or as the result of the qualities, the position, or the reputation of the person or thing …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Influence — In flu*ence ([i^]n fl[ u]*ens), n. [F. influence, fr. L. influens, entis, p. pr. See {Influent}, and cf. {Influenza}.] 1. A flowing in or upon; influx. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] God hath his influence into the very essence of all things. Hooker.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Influence — may refer to: *, an episode of the American drama TV series *A type of electrostatic generator *Social influence, in interpersonal relationships *Minority influence, when the minority affect the behavior or beliefs of the majority *Undue… …   Wikipedia

  • influence — [in′flo͞o əns, in flo͞o′əns] n. [OFr < ML influentia, a flowing in < L influens, prp. of influere, to flow in < in, in + fluere, to flow: see FLUCTUATE] 1. Astrol. the flowing of an ethereal fluid or power from the stars, thought to… …   English World dictionary

  • influence — ► NOUN 1) the power or ability to affect someone s beliefs or actions. 2) a person or thing with such ability or power. 3) the power arising out of status, contacts, or wealth. 4) the power to produce a physical change. ► VERB ▪ have an influence …   English terms dictionary

  • Influence — In flu*ence, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Influenced} ([i^]n fl[ u]*enst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Influencing} ([i^]n fl[ u]*en*s[i^]ng).] To control or move by power, physical or moral; to affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify, bias,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • influence — Influence. s. f. Qualité, puissance, vertu qui decoule des astres sur les corps sublunaires. Bonne influence. maligne influence. les diverses influences des astres font la varieté du temps …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • influencé — influencé, ée (in flu an sé, sée) part. passé d influencer. Influencé par sa femme …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • influence — [n] power, authority access, agency, ascendancy, character, clout, command, connections, consequence, control, credit, direction, domination, dominion, drag, effect, esteem, fame, fix, force, grease*, guidance, hold, impact, importance, imprint,… …   New thesaurus

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