Agent Meaning

There are 6 meaning(s) for word Agent

Agent Meaning 1 : the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

    Synonyms : agentive role
Agent Meaning 2 : a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

    Synonyms : broker,  factor
Agent Meaning 3 : any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau

    Synonyms : federal agent
Agent Meaning 4 : an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect

    Example : their research uncovered new disease agents

Agent Meaning 5 : a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

Agent Meaning 6 : a substance that exerts some force or effect