Synonyms of influence in English:

influence


See definition of influence

noun

1‘the influence of parents on their children’

SYNONYMS
effect, impact
control, sway, hold, power, authority, ascendancy, mastery, domination, supremacy, leadership
guidance, direction, pressure

2‘she has been denounced as a bad influence on young girls’

SYNONYMS
example for, example to, exemplar for, role model for, model for, guide for, inspiration to

3‘he had used his political influence in the firm's interests’

SYNONYMS
power, authority, sway, leverage, weight, standing, prestige, stature, rank, ranking, position, social position, station, connections, contacts
Indian weightage
informal clout, pull, muscle, teeth
North American informal drag

verb

1‘bosses can influence the careers of subordinates’

SYNONYMS
affect, have an effect on, exert influence on
determine, guide, control, form, shape, govern, decide, regulate
change, alter, modify, transform, impact on

2‘an attempt to influence the jury’

SYNONYMS
sway, bias, affect, prejudice, colour, predispose, suborn
bring pressure to bear on, pressurize, coerce, lean on
informal pull strings with, twist someone's arm
British informal nobble

3‘some voters were influenced to change their allegiances’

SYNONYMS
persuade, convince, talk round, talk into, win over, bring round, sway, coax, induce, inveigle, impel, incite, entice, tempt, lure, cajole, manipulate, prompt
coerce, dragoon, intimidate, browbeat, brainwash