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influence 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈinflo͝oəns/,
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influences, plural;
  1. Have an influence on
    • - social forces influencing criminal behavior
Noun
  1. The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself
    • - the influence of television violence
    • - I was still under the influence of my parents
    • - their friends are having a bad influence on them
  2. The power to shape policy or ensure favorable treatment from someone, esp. through status, contacts, or wealth
    • - the institute has considerable influence with teachers
  3. A person or thing with such a capacity or power
    • - Frank was a good influence on her
  4. Electrical or magnetic induction


  1. a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc; "used her parents' influence to get the job"
  2. have and exert influence or effect; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"
  3. causing something without any direct or apparent effort
  4. determine: shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
  5. a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do; "her wishes had a great influence on his thinking"
  6. charm: induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"
  7. Ardijah is a music group from Auckland, New Zealand that formed in 1979.
  8. Influence is a band best known for their mini rock-opera, Mad Birds of Prey and for containing Walter Rossi.
  9. David Keith Williamson AO (born 19 February 1942) is one of Australia's best-known playwrights. He has also written screenplays and teleplays.
  10. The Influence is a jazz guitar album by jazz guitarist Jimmy Raney, recorded in 1975 for Xanadu Records.
  11. 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; An action exerted by a person or thing with such power on another to cause change; A person or thing exerting such power or action; ...
  12. (influent) A stream which flows into another stream or lake; An organism having an important effect on a plant or animal community; Flowing in; Exercising astral influence; That is an influent
  13. (Influenced) D.R. Bendre, Vijay Ghate, André Gide, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Yasunari Kawabata, Kuvempu, Henry Miller, Gabriela Mistral, Pablo Neruda, Octavio Paz
  14. (Influenced) Frank Gehry, several generations of Abstract painters
  15. (Influenced) Helen Bradley, Sheila Fell, Harold Riley
  16. (Influenced) John Caputo, Gavin Hyman, Mario Kopic Teresa Oñate, Richard Rorty, Lorenzo Ferrero, Víctor Samuel Rivera
  17. (Influenced) Karl Marx, John Stuart Mill, Herbert Spencer, Émile Durkheim, Charles Maurras^[1]
  18. (Influenced) Ronald Dworkin, John Rawls, Joseph Raz, John Finnis, W.J. Waluchow, Leslie Green, Jeremy Waldron, Neil MacCormick, Brian Barry, Stephen Guest
  19. (Influenced) Walter J. Ong, Abbie Hoffman, Neil Postman, Timothy Leary, Camille Paglia, Terence McKenna, William Irwin Thompson, Paul Levinson, Douglas Rushkoff, B.W. Powe
  20. (influenced) Isaac Newton, Spinoza, Hobbes, Arnauld, Malebranche, Pascal, Locke, Leibniz, More, Kant, Husserl
  21. (INFLUENCES) The act of, the person who, or something that has the power of producing an effect without apparent force or direct authority. The powers affecting a person, thing, or course of events.
  22. (Influences) Your mum and your face - in the pants.
  23. (Influencing) Influences others by expressing self effectively in a group and in one to one situations.
  24. (Influencing) the ability to affect another's attitudes, beliefs or behaviours – seen only in its effect – without using coercion or formal position, and in a way that influencees believe that they are acting in their own best interests.
  25. (influencing) The key feature of leadership, performed through communicating, decision making, and motivating.