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Another word for agency

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Noun
  1. That by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

      1. An instrument consisting of a number of pipes that sound tones when supplied with air and a keyboard that operates a mechanism controlling the flow of air to the pipes.
      2. Any one of various other instruments, such as the electronic organ, that resemble a pipe organ either in mechanism or sound.
      3. A differentiated part of an organism, such as an eye, wing, or leaf, that performs a specific function.
      1. Something, such as an intermediate course of action, that occupies a position or represents a condition midway between extremes.
      2. An intervening substance through which something else is transmitted or carried on.
      3. An agency by which something is accomplished, conveyed, or transferred:
      1. A machine or mechanical appliance.
      2. The arrangement of connected parts in a machine.
      3. A system of parts that operate or interact like those of a machine:
      1. To be used to convey; denote:
      2. To act as a symbol of; signify or represent:
      3. To intend to convey or indicate:
      1. Existing or occurring between; intermediate.
      2. Acting as a mediator or an agent between persons or things.
      3. One that acts as a mediator.
      1. The application or use of instruments.
      2. The study and practice of arranging music for instruments.
      3. The arrangement or orchestration resulting from such practice.
      1. The state or quality of being instrumental.
      2. A means; an agency.
      3. A subsidiary branch, as of a government, by means of which functions or policies are carried out.
      1. A tool or implement used to do or facilitate work, especially a small precision tool used by a professional:
      2. A device for recording, measuring, or controlling, especially such a device functioning as part of a control system.
      3. A device for playing or producing music:
      1. One that acts or has the power or authority to act.
      2. One empowered to act for or represent another:
      3. A means by which something is done or caused; an instrument.
    See also:

    means

  2. A component of government that performs a given function

      1. One of a pair of movable appendages used for flying, as the feather-covered modified forelimb of a bird or the skin-covered modified forelimb of a bat or pterosaur.
      2. One of the one or two pairs of membranous structures used for flying that extend from the thorax of an insect.
      3. A structure or part used by an animal for gliding through the air, as the folds of skin of a flying squirrel or the enlarged pectoral fins of a flying fish.
      1. An instrument consisting of a number of pipes that sound tones when supplied with air and a keyboard that operates a mechanism controlling the flow of air to the pipes.
      2. Any one of various other instruments, such as the electronic organ, that resemble a pipe organ either in mechanism or sound.
      3. A differentiated part of an organism, such as an eye, wing, or leaf, that performs a specific function.
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
      1. A principal administrative division of a government:
      2. A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
      3. A division of a school or college dealing with a particular field of knowledge:
      1. A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.
      2. A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.
      3. A secondary outgrowth or subdivision of a main axis, such as the tine of a deer's antlers.
      1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
      2. A part similar to a human arm, such as the forelimb of an animal or a long part projecting from a central support in a machine.
      3. Something, such as a sleeve on a garment or a support on a chair, that is designed to cover or support the human arm.
    See also:

    part

Another word for agency

Noun
  1. Place where business is transacted