exercise influence upon
index prejudice (influence), prevail upon

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • exercise influence over — index induce, prejudice (influence), prevail upon Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exercise influence with — index prevail upon Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • influence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Power to effect decision Nouns 1. influence, importance, weight, pressure, preponderance; predominance, predominancy (see superiority); power, sway; ascendancy; hegemony, reign, control, authority; bias …   English dictionary for students

  • influence — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 effect sb/sth has; power to control sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, enormous, great, marked, significant, substantial, tremendous ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • influence — 1. noun /ˈɪn.flu.əns/ a) The power to affect, control or manipulate something or someone; the ability to change the development of fluctuating things such as conduct, thoughts or decisions. I have absolutely no influence over him. b) …   Wiktionary

  • influence — in·flu·ence n 1 a: the act or power of producing an effect without any apparent exertion of force or direct exercise of command b: corrupt interference with authority for personal gain 2: the power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or… …   Law dictionary

  • exercise — The action taken by the holder of a call option if he wishes to purchase the underlying futures contract or by the holder of a put option if he wishes to sell the underlying futures contract. Chicago Board of Trade glossary When a call purchaser… …   Financial and business terms

  • influence — {{11}}influence (n.) late 14c., an astrological term, streaming ethereal power from the stars acting upon character or destiny of men, from O.Fr. influence emanation from the stars that acts upon one s character and destiny (13c.), also a flow of …   Etymology dictionary

  • prevail upon — I verb affect, be influential, beseech, bring over, bring to reason, carry weight with, coax, convince, encourage, enlist, entice, entreat, exercise influence over, exercise influence upon, exercise influence with, exhort, exorare, have influence …   Law dictionary

  • undue influence — n: improper influence that deprives a person of freedom of choice or substitutes another s choice or desire for the person s own compare coercion, duress, necessity ◇ It is a doctrine of equity that a contract, deed, donation, or testamentary… …   Law dictionary

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