Influence İngilizce anlamı ve tanımı
- (noun) A flowing in or upon; influx.
- (noun) 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.
- (noun) Induction.
- (noun) 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.
- (v. t.) 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.
Influence tanım:Kelime: in·flu·ence
Söyleniş: 'in-"flü-&n(t)s, esp Southern in-'
Kökeni: Middle English, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin influentia, from Latin influent-, influens, present participle of influere to flow in, from in- fluere to flow -- more at FLUID
1 a : an ethereal fluid held to flow from the stars and to affect the actions of humans b : an emanation of occult power held to derive from stars
2 : an emanation of spiritual or moral force
3 a : the act or power of producing an effect without apparent exertion of force or direct exercise of command b : corrupt interference with authority for personal gain
4 : the power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways : SWAY
5 : one that exerts influence
- under the influence : affected by alcohol : DRUNK was arrested for driving under the influence
synonyms INFLUENCE, AUTHORITY, PRESTIGE, WEIGHT, CREDIT mean power exerted over the minds or behavior of others. INFLUENCE may apply to a force exercised and received consciously or unconsciously used her influence to get the bill passed . AUTHORITY implies the power of winning devotion or allegiance or of compelling acceptance and belief his opinions lacked authority . PRESTIGE implies the ascendancy given by conspicuous excellence or reputation for superiority the prestige of the newspaper . WEIGHT implies measurable or decisive influence in determining acts or choices their wishes obviously carried much weight . CREDIT suggests influence that arises from the confidence of others his credit with the press .