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Another word for agent

NOUN

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

    See also:

    means

  2. A person who secretly observes others to obtain information

    Idiom:

    secret (or undercover) agent

    See also:

    investigate

Synonym Study

  • Proxy implies the delegation of power to substitute for another in some formal or ceremonial act some stockholders vote by proxy
  • A deputy is a public official to whom certain authority has been delegated by superiors
  • Factor , a less common term, now usually denotes an agent for the sale of goods
  • 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