Definition of under the influence of
- She was under the influence of drugs.
- The satellite came under the influence of the planet's gravitational pull.
- under the influence of a foreign government
: in or into a position below or beneath something
: below or short of some quantity, level, or limit
: in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness
: below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by
: subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of
: receiving or undergoing the action or effect of
: lying or placed below, beneath, or on the ventral side
: facing or protruding downward
: lower in rank or authority : subordinate
: an ethereal fluid held to flow from the stars and to affect the actions of humans
: an emanation of occult power held to derive from stars
: an emanation of spiritual or moral force
: to affect or alter by indirect or intangible means
: to have an effect on the condition or development of
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