What does influential mean?

Definitions for influential
ˌɪn fluˈɛn ʃəlin·flu·en·tial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. influentialadjective

    having or exercising influence or power

    "an influential newspaper"; "influential leadership for peace"

Wiktionary

  1. influentialnoun

    A person who has influence

  2. influentialadjective

    Having or exerting influence.

    John Lennon was a very influential person in music, as well as in politics, fashion and general culture.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Influentialadjective

    Exerting influence or power.

    Etymology: from influence.

    Our now over-shadowed souls may be emblemed by those crusted globes, whose influential emissions are interrupted by the interposal of the benighted element. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps.

    The inward springs and wheels of the corporal machine, on the most sublimed intellectuals, is dangerously influential. Joseph Glanvill.

ChatGPT

  1. influential

    Influential refers to having the ability or power to cause changes or effects in behavior, actions, opinions or beliefs in people, situations or decisions, often in a significant or determining way. It can be related to various spheres such as politics, culture, fashion, science, etc. An influential person, idea or thing has considerable impact or sway over certain outcomes or developments.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'influential' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4696

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'influential' in Adjectives Frequency: #648

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of influential in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of influential in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of influential in a Sentence

  1. Norihiro Fujito:

    Those global macro investors are the 'trend setters' in the market. If they start selling Topix futures, it's not a good sign, their selling would be so influential that it could easily offset buying by pension funds and retail investors who like to buy stocks when prices are falling.

  2. Chris Licht:

    CNN’s Dayside audience is highly influential, with executives and leaders watching from their offices around the country as the day’s news unfolds.

  3. Trent Dilfer:

    And the kid asks him whos the most influential person in his life. And Tommy starts tearing up and starts talking about his dad and the impact that hes had on his life. Its these signature moments where these kids connect with these guys at the Super Bowl. ULTRA-RARE ZION WILLIAMSON ROOKIE CARD HAS BOUNTY OUT FOR $ 500G Dilfer believes collecting cards is a great way for people to connect with their favorite players. Dilfer, who grew up in the Bay Area, said he grew up an Eric Dickerson fan, and his way of connecting with one of his favorite players was through trading cards. Im still a 12-year-old at heart, i collected cards and I think its cool. They still send me a bunch of cards. Its just fun channeling that inner 12-year-old again, and knowing that trading cards, especially as cool as Panini does them, really connects the kid to the player. I was an Eric Dickerson fan. And San Francisco 49ers fans were always getting mad at me because San Francisco 49ers fans were San Francisco 49ers fans. And I did like the Niners, but I loved Eric Dickerson. And I loved Eric Dickerson because I had Eric Dickerson rookie card when I was collecting cards with my buddies. It connected me to Eric Dickerson, and to this day, Eric Dickerson and I are San Francisco 49ers fans. Ive told Eric that story. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Dilfer added :.

  4. Glenn Godenho:

    Its quite normal for Egyptians to want to be buried near their influential leaders, and Kathleen [Martinez] has made some remarkable discoveries in the vicinity that feature in the film [documentary], including a once gold-leaf covered mummy. This definitely makes for [interesting] TV, but suggesting that people at this site are crowding around [Cleopatras tomb] specifically is a tough argument to make.

  5. Tom Burgis:

    Ultimately they owe everything they have to the boss. And with the click of a finger, as he has shown in the past, Vladimir Putin can take everything, however influential they may seem, they are ultimately dependent on him.

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