influence
noun.
a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
used her parents' influence to get the job
noun.
causing something without any direct or apparent effort
noun.
a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do
her wishes had a great influence on his thinking
noun.
the effect of one thing (or person) on another
the influence of mechanical action
noun.
one having power to influence another
she was the most important influence in my life|he was a bad influence on the children
verb.
have and exert influence or effect
The artist's work influenced the young painter|She worked on her friends to support the political candidate
Synonym: act upon, work
verb.
shape or influence; give direction to
experience often determines ability|mold public opinion
verb.
induce into action by using one's charm
She charmed him into giving her all his money
Synonym: charm, tempt