wield authority

wield authority
Synonyms and related words:
administer, administrate, be master, captain, carry authority, chair, command, control, crack the whip, direct, discipline, dominate, govern, have clout, have power, have the power, have the right, have the say, head, lead, manage, officer, possess authority, preside over, regulate, rule, stand over, supervise

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

См. также в других словарях:

  • wield authority — index govern, handle (manage), manage, preside Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Authority — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Authority >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 authority authority Sgm: N 1 influence influence patronage power preponderance credit prestige prerogative jurisdiction Sgm: N 1 right right …   English dictionary for students

  • authority — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. expert, pundit, know it all (inf.), maven (inf.). See skill, knowledge, authority. II Right to govern Nouns 1. (supremacy) authority, power, right, jurisdiction, title, prerogative; …   English dictionary for students

  • Wield — Wield, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wielded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wielding}.] [OE. welden to govern, to have power over, to possess, AS. geweldan, gewyldan, from wealdan; akin to OS. waldan, OFries. walda, G. walten, OHG. waltan, Icel. valda, Sw. v[*a]lla… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wield — [wi:ld] v [T] [: Old English; Origin: wieldan] 1.) wield power/influence/authority etc to have a lot of power or influence, and to use it ▪ The Church wields immense power in Ireland. 2.) to hold a weapon or tool that you are going to use ▪ She… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • authority — n. control power 1) to assume; delegate; demonstrate, show; establish; exercise, wield; invoke authority 2) to defy; deny, reject; undermine authority 3) absolute, complete, full, supreme, unquestioned; parental authority 4) authority for; over… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • authority — noun 1 (often authorities) people with responsibility for making decisions ADJECTIVE ▪ central, district, federal, local, municipal, regional ▪ government, pu …   Collocations dictionary

  • wield — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English welden to control, from Old English wieldan; akin to Old High German waltan to rule, Latin valēre to be strong, be worth Date: before 12th century 1. chiefly dialect to deal successfully with ; manage 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wield — verb Wield is used with these nouns as the object: ↑authority, ↑axe, ↑bat, ↑brush, ↑clout, ↑gun, ↑hammer, ↑influence, ↑knife, ↑pen, ↑power, ↑spear, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • wield — verb (T) 1 wield power/influence/authority etc to have a lot of power or influence, and be ready to use it: The Church wields immense power in Ireland. 2 to hold a weapon or tool that you are going to use: She had her car windows smashed by a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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