Meaning of AGENT in English

AGENT

noun

1.

Synonyms: mean 2, agency, channel, instrument, instrumentality, instrumentation, medium, ministry, organ, vehicle

Related Word: doer, executive, executor, performer; actor, worker; activator, energizer

2.

one who acts for another

diplomatic agents serving abroad

Synonyms: assignee, attorney, deputy, factor, proxy; compare delegate

Related Word: go-between, middleman; instrument, minister, tool; commissioner, proctor, procurator, representative, steward; buyer, commissionaire

Antonyms: principal

3.

Synonyms: spy , spook, undercover man

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