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Synonyms for agency
ˈeɪ dʒən siagen·cy

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Wiktionary

  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 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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. agencynoun

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

  2. agencynoun

    Synonyms:
    charge, direction, management, superintendence, supervision

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. agencynoun

    Synonyms:
    instrumentality, operation, action, mediation, means

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How to use agency in a sentence?

  1. Lizzie Litzow:

    That is a completely misleading statement about the detailed contracting work FEMA does during times of disasters, in fact, FEMA awarded more than $ 3.9 billion dollars in contracts supporting response and recovery efforts for the 2017 hurricane season, with the agency canceling just three contracts. Those three companies did not meet their contract requirements when they were unable to meet the required delivery dates.

  2. Gwinnett County Police:

    Our agency was contacted by Arlington Police Department in Texas regarding an investigation started in Texas that included incidents in Gwinnett.

  3. Amy Bennett:

    The only thing that changes an agency's behavior is an act of Congress.

  4. Salvador Panelo:

    The lifting of travel restrictions for Taiwan has been agreed by the members of the Inter-Agency Task Force by reason of the strict measures (against the virus) they are undertaking.

  5. Rachel Dolezal:

    I felt very isolated with my identity virtually my entire life, that nobody really got it and that I really didn't have the personal agency to express it, i kind of imagined that maybe at some point (I'd have to) own it publicly and discuss this kind of complexity.


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