influence

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 influencé — influencé, ée (in flu an sé, sée) part. passé d influencer. Influencé par sa femme …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 7 influence — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 effect sb/sth has; power to control sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, enormous, great, marked, significant, substantial, tremendous ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 influence — I n. 1) to exert influence on 2) to use one s influence 3) to wield influence 4) to bring influence to bear 5) to flaunt one s influence 6) (colloq.) to peddle influence 7) to consolidate, strengthen one s influence 8) to counteract, curb,… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 influence — ▪ I. influence in‧flu‧ence 1 [ˈɪnfluəns] noun [countable, uncountable] power to have an effect on the way something happens or the way someone does something: • The car magazines have been gaining influence in recent years. • The banks directors… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 INFLUENCE — s. f. Action d une chose qui influe sur une autre. Il se dit tant au propre qu au figuré. L influence de la lune sur les marées. L influence de la chaleur sur les corps. Des influences contraires. On croyait autrefois que les astres avaient de l… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 11 influence — (in flu an s ) s. f. 1°   Sorte d écoulement matériel que l ancienne physique supposait provenir du ciel et des astres et agir sur les hommes et sur les choses. •   Son invincible épée Sous telle influence est trempée, Qu elle met la frayeur… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 12 INFLUENCE — n. f. Action d’une personne, d’une circonstance ou d’une chose qui influe sur une autre. L’influence de la lune sur les marées. L’influence de la chaleur sur les corps. Des influences contraires. On croyait autrefois que les astres avaient de… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 13 influence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Power to effect decision Nouns 1. influence, importance, weight, pressure, preponderance; predominance, predominancy (see superiority); power, sway; ascendancy; hegemony, reign, control, authority; bias …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 Influence —          CONSTANT (Benjamin Constant de Rebecque, dit Benjamin)     Bio express : Homme politique et écrivain français d origine suisse (1767 1830)     «L oeuvre du législateur n est point complète quand il a seulement rendu le peuple tranquille …

    Dictionnaire des citations politiques

  • 15 influence — 01. Young people are often [influenced] by their friends, but they generally learn most of their values at home. 02. Movie stars and sports celebrities have always had a lot of [influence] on what young people wear. 03. David Suzuki is one of the …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 influence — influenceable, adj. influencer, n. /in flooh euhns/, n., v., influenced, influencing. n. 1. the capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force on or produce effects on the actions, behavior, opinions, etc., of others: He used… …

    Universalium

  • 17 influence — 1. noun /ˈɪn.flu.əns/ a) The power to affect, control or manipulate something or someone; the ability to change the development of fluctuating things such as conduct, thoughts or decisions. I have absolutely no influence over him. b) …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 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 pre …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 Influence — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Influence », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Influence électrostatique Influence, en… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 20 influence — Synonyms and related words: Rasputin, Svengali, VIP, access, acme, act on, act upon, actuation, advance, affect, alter, amperage, animation, armipotence, ascendancy, authority, authorization, bad influence, be all and end all, beef, behind the… …

    Moby Thesaurus


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