Category: Part of speech:
Assistant means anything that helps something else. A person or animal that acts as a substitute for the social or pastoral role of another, such as a surrogate mother. A member of a legislative or governing body who represents a constituency.
The definition of an operator is someone who controls a machine, or the manager or owner of a business.
One whose profession is to give legal advice and assistance to clients and represent them in court or in other legal matters.
A man who speaks on behalf of another or others.
A person who carries on espionage or similar work of a secret nature, as for a government
A person who is legally qualified and licensed to represent a person in a legal matter, such as a transaction or lawsuit. (Storage) The portion of a storage medium, such as a track or a band, that is accessible to a given reading or writing station or head.
In the Near East, an interpreter or professional guide
(Computers) A character or other piece of information entered into a computer only to meet prescribed conditions, such as word length, and having no effect on operations.
One, such as an agent of a principal or a company director, who has a duty of acting in good faith with regard to the interests of another.
The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
A specified area of activity
A person appointed by another, esp. by a ruler, to exercise the latter's power and authority; deputy
An agent sent on a mission to represent or advance the interests of another.
One who will receive property pursuant to a power of appointment. See also power of appointment.
(Computers) A server that processes requests and forwards information between a client and another server.
Any medium, means, or agency
A person who gets something done or produced
One who acts as an intermediary or messenger between two sides.
An employee of the Roman emperor in civil affairs, especially in finance and taxes, in management of imperial estates and properties, and in governing minor provinces. (UK, Scotland, Canada) The chief executive and chief academic officer of a university or college.
A servant; a subordinate; an officer or assistant of inferior rank; hence, an agent, an instrument.
An agent sent by a government or ruler to transact diplomatic business; specif., a diplomat (envoy extraordinary) ranking just below an ambassador
The definition of a delegate is a representative authorized to speak or act for others.
Person who acts as the voice of a group of people.
The definition of a commissioner is someone authorized to make a decision or an order by a commission, or a government official who is in charge of a department.
(Now Rare) A ruler; governor
A person or dealer to whom something, esp. goods, is consigned
(Gram.) Any word or word group, as a pronoun, the verb to do, etc., used in place of another word or words (Ex.: did for shouted in “she shouted, and he did, too”) An individual employed to do all sorts of duties.
In information technology, somebody who is responsible for managing a set of projects, products or technologies and how they affect the IT organization to which they belong. A person employed as an official in a bureaucracy (usually corporate or governmental) who holds limited authority and primarily serves to carry out a simple function for which discretion is not required. One who serves another, providing help in some manner.
The definition of a solicitor is a person who asks for business or contributions, or a British word for lawyer.
An authorized messenger or representative.
A representative of a government who conducts relations with the governments of other nations; person whose career or profession is diplomacy
chargÃ© d'affaires (French)
A native of a colonised country who acts as the agent of the coloniser.
The definition of an advocate is someone who fights for something or someone, especially someone who fights for the rights of others.
(Figuratively) A person used as a mere tool for achieving a goal. (Computing) A piece of software used to develop software or hardware, or to perform low-level operations.
A person used by another to do dangerous, distasteful, or unlawful work; dupe
A person who represents writers and their written works to publishers and film producers and assists in the sale and deal negotiation of the same.
A person or thing that handles
A person employed by a company, as in industry or commerce, to discover the business secrets of another company
A skilled worker, especially in industry.
Attributive form of double agent
An employee of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation; an investigator with jurisdiction in matters crossing US state lines.
(Informal) An agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
(Informal) A special agent of the U.S. Department of the Treasury
(Slang) A local or federal police agent charged with enforcing the laws restricting the use of narcotics, hallucinogenic drugs, etc.
A basis for an action or response; a reason:
Means is defined as the way to do something.
The capacity, condition, or state of acting or of exerting power; action or activity; operation.
A person who does something or acts in a specified manner
A person hired to join a labor union, political party, etc. in order to incite its members to actions that will make them or their organization liable to penalty (Channel Islands) The Chief Justice in each of the Channel Island bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey, also serving as president of the legislature and having ceremonial and executive functions.
(Physics) A substance that propagates energy or signals through space via changes in its own state: Alternative form of (narcotics officer). narc
A person employed by an institution to investigate and attempt to mediate and resolve complaints against it
An organ is defined as a large wind keyboard musical instrument. A person invested with full power, especially as the diplomatic agent of a sovereign state, (originally) charged with handling a certain matter
A member of a board elected or appointed to direct the funds and policy of an institution.
(Finance) An entity undertaking to market newly issued securities.
The definition of a vicar is a religious official who acts in place of another, or the priest of a Church of England parish, or a minister in charge of an Episcopalian chapel in the United States.
To appoint or authorize as an agent or representative.
One of the elements, circumstances, or influences which contribute to produce a result.
The arrangement of a musical composition for performance by a number of different instruments; orchestration; instrumental composition; composition for an orchestra or military band.
(Math.) A number between the smallest and largest values of a set of quantities, obtained by some prescribed method: unless otherwise qualified, the
Any system or means for doing something; esp., a physical or mental process or processes, whether conscious or unconscious, by which some result is produced
secret (or undercover) agent
A person who secretly observes others to obtain information
A substance participating in a chemical reaction, especially one used to detect, measure, or produce another substance.
the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau (US, slang) a federal government officer or official, especially FBI and DEA agents.
The recipient or grantee of a license; one who uses property subject to a license, as opposed to one who has been actually or constructively invited onto the property, for the benefit of the owner of the property (invitee).
(Genetics) The section of DNA that controls the initiation of RNA transcription as a product of a gene. Synonym Study
implies the delegation of power to substitute for another in some formal or ceremonial act some stockholders vote by proxy A
is a public official to whom certain authority has been delegated by superiors
, a less common term, now usually denotes an agent for the sale of goods An
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
Find another word for
agent. In this page you can discover 129 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for agent, like: actor's agent, broker, assistant, surrogate, representative, operator, lawyer, spokesman, secret-agent, attorney and channel.