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hold sway

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hold swayverb

    be master; reign or rule

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  1. hold swayverb

    Be pre-eminent; have the greatest influence (over someone or something); dominate.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hold sway in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hold sway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of hold sway in a Sentence

  1. Historian Doug Wead:

    Whatever [Clinton] says will likely hold sway, but legally, technically they have their own vote.

  2. Sachin Mohindra:

    Oil prices will continue to hold sway over investor sentiment over the next few months. Consequently, we expect sentiment to remain subdued with a negative bias in the first half.

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