Associations to the word «Wield»

Wiktionary

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

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