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Synonyms for agent
ˈeɪ dʒəntagent

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Wiktionary

  1. agentnoun

    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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. agent

    Synonyms:
    doer, performer, actor, force, means, instrument, influence, cause, promoter, operator

    Antonyms:
    counteragent, counteractor, counteraction, opponent, neutralizer

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agentnoun

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

    "their research uncovered new disease agents"

    Synonyms:
    agentive role, broker, factor, federal agent

  2. agentnoun

    a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

    Synonyms:
    agentive role, broker, factor, federal agent

  3. agentnoun

    a substance that exerts some force or effect

    Synonyms:
    agentive role, broker, factor, federal agent

  4. agent, factor, brokernoun

    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

  5. agent, federal agentnoun

    any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau

    Synonyms:
    agentive role, broker, factor, federal agent

  6. agentive role, agentnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    agentive role, broker, factor, federal agent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. agentnoun

    Synonyms:
    actor, doer, operator, performer, executor

  2. agentnoun

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

  3. agentnoun

    Synonyms:
    hand, employé

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. agentnoun

    Synonyms:
    representative, canvasser, substitute, deputy, factor, procurator, syndic, go-between, commissioner, proctor, emissary, envoy, solicitor, negotiator

    Antonyms:
    principal, chief

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. AGENT

    Synonyms:
    Angiogenic GENe Therapy

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How to use agent in a sentence?

  1. Peter Schultz:

    We show that carbon acts like a stealth darkening agent, from the standpoint of spectral analysis, it's like an invisible paint.

  2. United States:

    An agent from The US Border Patrol called and said that United US Deported Veterans had to change or remove the mural because they can't have anything on United States property that says United States of America is in distress, so either United US Deported Veterans fix The US Border Patrol or they would paint over it.

  3. Jeff King:

    Father Josiah Trenham said. The incident took place on April 12, some four months after a terror attack left 14 dead in nearby San Bernardino, and just over three months before a French priest was killed by ISIS-linked jihadists in his church. The events, whether far or near, underscore a grim new reality for pastors such as Father Josiah Trenham : Instead of offering sanctuary from evil, churches could in fact be attractive targets for terror. Many churches are now hiring self-defense instructors for classes or security guards that include off-duty police, said Ryan Mauro, a professor of Homeland Security at Liberty University and national security analyst for the Clarion Project. If you are an Islamist terrorist seeking self-glory, executing a priest will bring you more attention than executing an average civilian. While no lethal terror attacks have occurred inside a U.S. church to date, experts like Jeff King, president of International Christian Concern, notes the threat tally is growing. I'm pretty sure there will be attacks in the future, until [ radical Islam is defeated ], we can expect Christians, including in the West, to rationally tighten security measures and try to protect themselves from attack. In February, Khial Abu-Rayyan, 21, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., was arrested after Khial Abu-Rayyan told an undercover The FBI agent Khial Abu-Rayyan was preparing to shoot up a major church near Khial Abu-Rayyan home on behalf of ISIS. A month earlier, the Rev. Roger Spradlin of Valley Baptist Church – one of the biggest congregations in Bakersfield, Calif. – told attendees that they had received a threat written in Arabic. Undercover officers were then placed during worship services.

  4. Joss Whedon:

    Everybody who is in the movie is usually the best version, dr Cho (Claudia Kim) is the best doctor in the world, and Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders) is the best agent.

  5. Kurt Kjær:

    The crater is exceptionally well-preserved and that is surprising because glacier ice is an incredibly efficient erosive agent that would have quickly removed traces of the impact.


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