Another word for agent
One who acts for another
representative, deputy, broker, promoter, operator, salesperson, salesman, assistant, emissary, appointee, proxy, intermediary, executor, attorney, lawyer, go-between, surrogate, procurator, principal, factor, minister, envoy, delegate, spokesperson, spokesman, canvasser, middleman, commissioner, regent, consignee, commissary, syndic, substitute, factotum, steward, functionary, servant, assignee, solicitor, ambassador, diplomat, chargÃ© d'affaires (French), attachÃ©, comprador, proctor, negotiator, advocate, coagent, instrument, tool, cat's paw, press agent, publicity agent, claim agent, employment agent, headhunter*, literary agent, actor's agent, booking agent, flesh peddler*, ten percenter*, handler, secret agent, spy, operative, double agent, FBI agent, G-man*, treasury agent, T-man*, narcotics agent, narc*.
an agent is, generally, a person or thing that acts or is capable of acting, or, in this comparison, one who is empowered to act for another a literary agent; factor, a less common term, now usually denotes an agent for the sale of goods; a deputy is a public official to whom certain authority has been delegated by superiors; proxy implies the delegation of power to substitute for another in some formal or ceremonial act some stockholders vote by proxy
Another word for agentnoun
That by which something is accomplished or some end achieved:agency, instrument, instrumentality, instrumentation, intermediary, mean3 (used in plural), mechanism, medium, organ. See means
A person who secretly observes others to obtain information:operative, spy. (Informal) spook. Idiom: secret (or undercover) agent. See investigate