wield-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: grasp, control, handle

Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[agent] WIELD NP2[theme]

The idea of club-wielding moderates is hysterical.
What sort of cultural and political influence does
Farrakhan currently wield?
He wields it magnificently.

VerbNet: hold-15.1-1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: wield.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2