influential


1in·flu·en·tial

adjective \ˌin-(ˌ)flü-ˈen(t)-shəl\

: having the power to cause changes : having influence

Full Definition of INFLUENTIAL

:  exerting or possessing influence
in·flu·en·tial·ly \-ˈen(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of INFLUENTIAL

  1. His theories have become more influential in recent years.
  2. My parents have been the most influential people in my life.

First Known Use of INFLUENTIAL

1570

2influential

noun

Definition of INFLUENTIAL

:  one who has great influence

First Known Use of INFLUENTIAL

1831

Rhymes with INFLUENTIAL

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