- the radiation of an ethereal fluid from the stars, regarded as affecting human actions and destinies.
- the exercise of occult power by the stars, or such power as exercised.
verb (used with object), in·flu·enced, in·flu·enc·ing.
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Gen Z and Millenials are more likely to be influenced, with 84% of millennials saying user-generated content from strangers has at least some influence on how they spend their money.How social media influence 71% consumer buying decisions|Aleh Barysevich|November 20, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Even outside of the influence of the pandemic, the customer experience was expected to surpass product and price as the key brand differentiator.Five SEO tips to dominate local search this holiday season|Jim Yu|November 20, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Sometimes things like that make their way into trending topics, and then they have a big influence.
Plan your digital holiday advertising campaign around shopping trends to improve brand consideration and influence consumer decision-making whether they’re researching products or ready to buy.Don’t miss out on the most unpredictable holiday season yet|Sponsored Content: Microsoft Advertising|November 18, 2020|Search Engine Land
So, the idea here is to monitor your “street” presence, figure out who your current competitors are, and gradually expand your area of influence in SERPs.How to check Google search results for different locations|Sponsored Content: SEO PowerSuite|November 17, 2020|Search Engine Land
In August 2013, his mother had warned police that Brice was being radicalized and influencing Bertrand.
As she tells patients about the steps of self-dehydration, she tries to avoid influencing their decisions.The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation|Nick Tabor|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He pleaded to keep the initiative alive in hopes of influencing that process.How the Reagan White House Bungled Its Response to Iran-Contra Revelations|Malcolm Byrne|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I spend more time on fund-raising than on issue influencing.
Like any massively successful property, the Turtles eventually began influencing its audience in unsuspecting ways.How the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Inadvertently Caused an Environmental Crisis|Alex Suskind|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you have any thoughts of influencing me or my men to join the regular Confederate army, you may as well give up the idea.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Her mind is guiding the surging billows of the Revolution, and influencing the decisions of the proudest thrones of Europe.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Sue had not come to talk to Tessa and she dared not go to Dr. Greysons for fear of influencing her.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
A harmonious emotional development during childhood is one of the most important factors influencing human behaviour.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents|Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
And he carried Wildney with him, influencing others also of his late companions in a greater or less degree.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
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Derived forms of influenceinfluenceable, adjectiveinfluencer, noun
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