Influence, The Influence
, The Anxiety of Influence
, Influence peddling
, The Beatles' influence on popular culture
, Sphere of influence
, Social influence
, Influence diagram
, Media influence
, Undue influence
is a term that refers to the ability to indirectly control or affect the actions of other people or things. The meaning of influence therefore depends on who or what is being affected, and to what end. Influence
is a type of mechanical device that produces static electricity.
derives from an interpersonal relationship.
*Sphere of influence
is the area a state has a level of control over.
*Office of Strategic Influence
is a short-lived United States government department.
*Driving under the influence
is the criminal act of driving while intoxicated.
is a contract law term arising from parties with unequal bargaining power.Influence
is also a term used in the discussion of:
and Art History
, to point to structures (a "style
") or imagery (contents) supposed to be related.
, where the movement of heavenly bodies is said to influence the daily lives of people.
, where one person may influence another.
, where one state may influence another.
, a common form of influence.
, an organized effort to influence politicians.
, the use of money or similar rewards to influence others.
, when one culture influences another.
was a Dick Tracy
comic book villain who wore hypnotic lenses in order to force his victims to do his bidding. Tracy defeated him by hitting him in the face with a loaded walking-stick, shattering his trick eyewear.