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Synonyms for agency
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authority(noun)

    an administrative unit of government

    "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"

    Synonyms:
    assurance, billet, berth, means, confidence, chest of drawers, spot, bureau, delegacy, role, office staff, function, dominance, post, dresser, sanction, part, authority, self-assurance, power, way, say-so, sureness, place, representation, government agency, chest, position, business office, self-confidence, potency, authorisation, situation, office, authorization, federal agency

  2. agency(noun)

    a business that serves other businesses

    Synonyms:
    means, government agency, representation, federal agency, way, authority, office, delegacy, bureau

  3. agency(noun)

    the state of being in action or exerting power

    "the agency of providence"; "she has free agency"

    Synonyms:
    means, government agency, representation, federal agency, way, authority, office, delegacy, bureau

  4. representation, delegacy, agency(noun)

    the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent

    Synonyms:
    delegacy, government agency, histrionics, federal agency, theatrical performance, commission, deputation, way, mental representation, delegation, theatrical, internal representation, bureau, office, means, representation, mission, authority

  5. means, agency, way(noun)

    how a result is obtained or an end is achieved

    "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"

    Synonyms:
    direction, government agency, manner, way, delegacy, elbow room, substance, style, federal agency, path, way of life, bureau, office, means, representation, fashion, authority, mode, room

Wiktionary

  1. agency(noun)

    Synonyms:
    efficiency, management, operation, action, instrumentality

  2. agency(noun)

    agent

    Synonyms:
    instrumentality, action, efficiency, management, operation

  3. agency(noun)

    The office of an agent, or factor.

    Synonyms:
    management, operation, action, efficiency, instrumentality

  4. agency(noun)

    The relation between a principal and his agent.

    Synonyms:
    operation, management, action, efficiency, instrumentality

  5. agency(noun)

    Business of one entrusted with the concerns of another.

    Synonyms:
    action, efficiency, management, operation, instrumentality

  6. agency(noun)

    The place of business of an agent.

    Synonyms:
    efficiency, operation, instrumentality, management, action

  7. agency(noun)

    A bond issued by a US government-backed entity, such as Fannie Mae.

    Synonyms:
    operation, instrumentality, efficiency, action, management

  8. agency(noun)

    Synonyms:
    instrumentality, efficiency, management, operation, action

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. agency

    Operation is action considered with reference to the thing acted upon, and may apply to the action of an intelligent agent or of a material substance or force; as, the operation of a medicine. Performance and execution denote intelligent action, considered with reference to the actor or to that which he accomplishes; performance accomplishing the will of the actor, execution often the will of another; we speak of the performance of a duty, the execution of a sentence. Compare ACT.

    Synonyms:
    action, effect, execution, force, influence, operation, performance, procedure, result

    Antonyms:
    failure, inaction, ineffectiveness, inefficiency, inutility, powerlessness, uselessness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. agency(n.)

    Synonyms:
    intervention, instrumentality, mediation, action, operation, force, influence, procurement

  2. agency(n.)

    Synonyms:
    charge, direction, management, superintendence, supervision

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