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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)

    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. agency(noun)

    agent

    Synonyms:
    management, operation, action, efficiency, instrumentality

  4. agency(noun)

    The office of an agent, or factor.

    Synonyms:
    operation, management, action, efficiency, instrumentality

  5. agency(noun)

    The relation between a principal and his agent.

    Synonyms:
    action, efficiency, management, operation, instrumentality

  6. agency(noun)

    Business of one entrusted with the concerns of another.

    Synonyms:
    efficiency, operation, instrumentality, management, action

  7. agency(noun)

    The place of business of an agent.

    Synonyms:
    operation, instrumentality, efficiency, action, management

  8. agency(noun)

    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

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. agency(n)

    Synonyms:
    instrumentality, operation, action, mediation, means

How to pronounce agency?

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How to say agency in sign language?

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How to use agency in a sentence?

  1. Joe Rospars:

    So we got in the fight. We took on the big money. We took on Wall Street. And in 2010, President Barack Obama signed that agency into law, we won. We won.

  2. Eliot Rabin:

    I havent been in my shop forthree weeks, weve been closed,we owe a lot of money to a lotof people.Weve applied to everygovernment agency you couldpossibly think of.Weve got registration numbersand we heard nothing back.

  3. Mark Carney:

    The Bank is coordinating The Bank actions with those that the Chancellor will announce later today in the budget in order to ensure that our initiatives are complementary and that they will collectively have maximum impact consistent with our independent responsibilities, we have anecdotal evidence that we're building up through our agency network and our direct contacts with businesses, where we have seen a sharp fall in trading conditions, particularly in retail, consumer discretionary items over the course of the last week.

  4. Armstrong Williams:

    Dr. Carson feels he has no government experience, he’s never run a federal agency, the last thing he would want to do was take a position that could cripple the presidency.

  5. Mark Meadows:

    Are agency leaders doing enough ?


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