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To physically and visibly hold, carry or brandish
“Kalao dodged every move, evading each cut without having to wield his weapon.”
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To wave (something) around
“The warriors wield flags upon their spears and tridents.”
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To have in one's possession, command or control
“The Royal Company of Archers is a group of mostly elderly men who dress up for ceremonial events, but they also wield power and influence.”
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To make use of (something in one's possession)
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“Arnold feared that the new governing classes would lack the will to wield authority.”
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To carry or bear
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To physically grip or grasp something
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To have the use or benefit of something
hast (archaic)
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