Associations to the word «Wield»


WIELD, verb. (obsolete) To command, rule over; to possess or own.
WIELD, verb. (obsolete) To control, to guide or manage.
WIELD, verb. To handle with skill and ease, especially of a weapon or tool.
WIELD, verb. To exercise (authority or influence) effectively.

Dictionary definition

WIELD, verb. Have and exercise; "wield power and authority".
WIELD, verb. Handle effectively; "The burglar wielded an axe"; "The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn