Influence  /ˈɪnflʊəns/  

Noun, Verb
Synonyms: Sway, persuade, control, authority, move, effect, affect
Antonyms: Weakness, halt, deter

Hindi: प्रभाव
Punjabi: ਪ੍ਰਭਾਵ


1. the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself.

  • the power to shape policy or ensure favorable treatment from someone, especially through status, contacts, or wealth.
  • a person or thing with the capacity to have an influence on someone or something.
  • have an influence on.
Plural noun: Influences

Verb forms: Influence, Influenced, Influenced. 

1. The influence of television violence.

2. Feminist ideas have influenced the law-makers

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