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Synonyms for agentˈeɪ dʒənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agent(noun)

    an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect

    Synonyms:
    agentive role, broker, factor, federal agent

  2. agent(noun)

    a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

    Synonyms:
    agentive role, broker, factor, federal agent

  3. agent(noun)

    a substance that exerts some force or effect

    Synonyms:
    agentive role, broker, factor, federal agent

  4. agent, factor, broker(noun)

    a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

    Synonyms:
    broker, component, element, cistron, factor, gene, divisor, agentive role, federal agent, ingredient, constituent, agent

  5. agent, federal agent(noun)

    any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau

    Synonyms:
    agent, agentive role, broker, factor, federal agent

  6. agentive role, agent(noun)

    the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

    Synonyms:
    agent, agentive role, broker, factor, federal agent

Wiktionary

  1. agent(noun)

    Antonyms:
    patient

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. agent

    In strict philosophical usage, the prime mover or doer of an act is the agent. Thus we speak of man as a voluntary agent, a free agent. But in common usage, especially in business, an agent is not the prime actor, but only an instrument or factor, acting under orders or instructions. Compare CAUSE.

    Synonyms:
    actor, doer, factor, instrument, means, mover, operator, performer, promoter

    Antonyms:
    chief, inventor, originator, principal

    Preposition:
    An agent of the company for selling, etc.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. agent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    actor, doer, operator, performer, executor

  2. agent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    deputy, attorney, factor, representative, substitute, proxy, go-between, procurator, middleman, commissioner, vicegerent

  3. agent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hand, employé

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. AGENT

    Synonyms:
    Angiogenic GENe Therapy


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