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Definition of influence:

  1. A flowing in or upon; influx.
  2. Hence, in general, the bringing about of an effect, phusical or moral, by a gradual process; controlling power quietly exerted; agency, force, or tendency of any kind which the sun exerts on animal and vegetable life; the influence of education on the mind; the influence, according to astrologers, of the stars over affairs.
  3. Induction.
  4. Power or authority arising from elevated station, excelence of character or intellect, wealth, etc.; reputation; acknowledged ascendency; as, he is a man of influence in the community.
  5. To control or move by power, physical or moral; to affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify, bias, or sway; to move; to persuade; to induce.

Synonyms:

go, sour, curve, crop, deviate, run, submit, lure, effectualness, square up, fascinate, work, make, ferment, define, entrance, enchant, effectiveness, order, juice, act upon, do work, process, wreak, settle, leverage, cultivate, model, find out, exploit, tempt, effectuality, limit, bend, baffle, becharm, twist, put to work, twine, stoop, regulate, hold, enamour, check, crook, yield, form, bewitch, effect, solve, impact, mildew, bow, mold, regularise, trance, reputation, play, bring, catch, operate, cast, turn, incline, enamor, knead, charm, govern, square off, character, efficacy, warp, lick, modulate, fame, impression, leadership, diverge, watch, efficaciousness, exercise, learn, work on, act, regularize, work out, significance, mould, decide, predispose, forge, invite, efficiency, see, specify, shape, puzzle out, weight, beguile, determine, repercussion, dispose, ascertain, esteem, make up one's mind, deflect, make for, fix, captivate, figure out, find, like, function, set, capture, monopoly.

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