influential Definition

  • 1having great influence on someone or something
  • 2having the power to make things happen

Using influential: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "influential" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Her influential speech inspired many people to take action.

  • Example

    The influential businessman was able to sway the government's decision.

  • Example

    The influential book changed the way people thought about the topic.

influential Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for influential

Antonyms for influential


Summary: influential in Brief

The term 'influential' [ˌɪnfluˈenʃl] refers to someone or something that has a great impact or power to make things happen. It is often used to describe people, speeches, books, and other things that can change the way people think or act. Synonyms include 'powerful' and 'important,' while antonyms include 'insignificant' and 'powerless.'

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