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Synonyms for agency
ˈeɪ dʒən siagen·cy

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  1. agencynoun

    Synonyms:
    management, operation, action, instrumentality, efficiency

  2. agencynoun

    The faculty of acting or of exerting power; the state of being in action; action; instrumentality.

    The superintendence and agency of Providence in the natural world. --Woodward.

    Synonyms:
    instrumentality, action, efficiency, management, operation

  3. agencynoun

    agent

    Synonyms:
    action, instrumentality, efficiency, operation, management

  4. agencynoun

    The office of an agent, or factor.

    Synonyms:
    operation, management, action, efficiency, instrumentality

  5. agencynoun

    The relation between a principal and his agent.

    Synonyms:
    action, efficiency, management, operation, instrumentality

  6. agencynoun

    Business of one entrusted with the concerns of another.

    Synonyms:
    efficiency, operation, instrumentality, management, action

  7. agencynoun

    The place of business of an agent.

    Synonyms:
    efficiency, management, action, instrumentality, operation

  8. agencynoun

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

    Synonyms:
    instrumentality, efficiency, management, operation, action

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. agency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authoritynoun

    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. agencynoun

    a business that serves other businesses

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

  3. agencynoun

    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, agencynoun

    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, waynoun

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. agencynoun

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

  2. agencynoun

    Synonyms:
    charge, direction, management, superintendence, supervision

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. agencynoun

    Synonyms:
    instrumentality, operation, action, mediation, means

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How to use agency in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Glaser:

    We could target any North Korean government agency; we could target any North Korean government official ... we could apply sanctions with respect to any individual or entity who is providing them, in turn, material support.

  2. Jessica Vaughan:

    The USCIS field director’s behavior was not only outrageous and reprehensible, but in violation of federal law and policy that ensure any law enforcement agency the ability to make arrests or conduct interviews in government facilities, i can not imagine any possible excuse for Jessica Vaughan actions, and it is doubly concerning that Jessica Vaughan apparently lied to the investigators about what Jessica Vaughan did. Jessica Vaughan needs to be fired, not to mention prosecuted.

  3. Dror Elkayam:

    > CompaniesGlencore PLCFollowHSBC Holdings PLCFollowMELBOURNE, Jan 5( Reuters) - International investors with $ 2.2 trillion in assets will ask commodity giant Glencore Plc( GLEN.L) to show how its development of thermal coal mines meets the goals of the Paris climate accord to keep global warming to 1.5 degrees.Glencore is one of the worlds largest producers and traders of the fossil fuel used in power generation and record prices of the commodity helped add some $ 10 billion to its earnings in the six months to June. read more Major institutional investors including Europes Legal and General Investment Management( LGIM) said in a joint statement they have cofiled a shareholder resolution that asks Glencore to reveal how its production and capital expenditure plans align with the Paris goals and the International Energy Agency Net Zero Emissions pathway.Having both invested in and engaged with Glencore over many years, a higher degree of transparency is necessary in order to clarify how the company’s exposure to thermal coal is aligned with the 1.5 C pathway and corresponds to its net zero commitment.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    Nothing we heard today has changed our view that there is no evidence to support any allegation that the FBI or any intelligence agency placed a spy in the Trump campaign.

  5. Scott Hutchins:

    This is our goal, to make this an opportunity to allow this agency to grow and be sustainable in the long-term.


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