act upon

have and exert influence or effect

The artist's work influenced the young painter


She worked on her friends to support the political candidate

Syn: ↑influence, ↑work
Derivationally related forms: ↑influence (for: ↑influence)
Hypernyms: ↑affect, ↑impact, ↑bear upon, ↑bear on, ↑touch on, ↑touch
prejudice, ↑prepossess, ↑imprint, ↑form, ↑militate, ↑manipulate, ↑pull strings, ↑pull wires, ↑color, ↑colour, ↑swing, ↑swing over, ↑blackmail, ↑blackjack, ↑pressure, ↑carry, ↑persuade, ↑sway, ↑get at, ↑fix, ↑dominate
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something


Somebody ——s somebody


Something ——s somebody


Something ——s something


Somebody ——s PP

(for: ↑work)

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