act upon

Definitions of act upon
  1. verb
    have and exert influence or effect
    synonyms: influence, work
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    prejudice, prepossess
    influence (somebody's) opinion in advance
    form, imprint
    establish or impress firmly in the mind
    militate
    have force or influence; bring about an effect or change
    manipulate, pull strings, pull wires
    influence or control shrewdly or deviously
    color, colour
    modify or bias
    swing, swing over
    influence decisively
    blackjack, blackmail, pressure
    exert pressure on someone through threats
    carry, persuade, sway
    win approval or support for
    get at
    influence by corruption
    fix
    influence an event or its outcome by illegal means
    dominate
    be in control
    bias, predetermine
    cause to be biased
    bias
    influence in an unfair way
    overbear
    overcome
    possess
    enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas
    type of:
    affect, bear on, bear upon, impact, touch, touch on
    have an effect upon
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