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Definition 1: handle effectively - [verb of contact]

Samples where wield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The burglar wielded an axe
  • The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well

Synonyms for wield in the sense of this definition

(wield is a kind of ...) hold something in one's hands and move it

(... is a kind of wield ) wield vigorously

"ply an axe"

(... is a kind of wield ) operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal

"pump the gas pedal"

(... is a kind of wield ) make a big sweeping gesture or movement

Definition 2: have and exercise - [verb of possession]

Samples where wield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • wield power and authority

Synonyms for wield in the sense of this definition

(wield is a kind of ...) have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense

"She has $1,000 in the bank" "He has got two beautiful daughters" "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"

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