Definitions For Influence


  • Causing something without any direct or apparent effort
  • A power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
  • A cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do
  • One having power to influence another
  • The effect of one thing (or person) on another
  • The power to change or affect someone or something : the power to cause changes without directly forcing them to happen
  • A person or thing that affects someone or something in an important way


  • Shape or influence; give direction to
  • Induce into action by using one's charm
  • Have and exert influence or effect
  • To affect or change (someone or something) in an indirect but usually important way : to have an influence on (someone or something)

Is Influence a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Influence is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Influence in a Sentence

  • Recent years have seen a decline in the company's influence within the industry.
  • Her ideas have gradually gained influence in the company.
  • He used his influence to reform the company's policies.
  • I was deeply influenced by my parents.
  • She claims that her decision to resign was not influenced by her personal problems.
  • No one knows how this decision will influence the outcome of the election.

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