Synonyms of wield in English:

wield


See definition of wield

verb

1‘one of our assailants was wielding a sword’

SYNONYMS

brandish, flourish, wave, twirl, display, flaunt, hold aloft, show off, swing, shake

use, put to use, employ, handle, ply, manipulate, operate

2‘he had wielded power since the coup in 1972’

SYNONYMS

exercise, exert, be possessed of, have, have at one's disposal, hold, maintain, command, control, manage, be in charge of