Synonyms for (noun) agency

Synonyms: agency, means, way

Definition: how a result is obtained or an end is achieved

Usage: a means of control; an example is the best agency of instruction; the true way to success

Similar words: implementation, effectuation

Definition: the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect


Synonyms: agency

Definition: a business that serves other businesses

Similar words: concern, business, business concern, business organisation, business organization

Definition: a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it

Usage: he bought his brother's business; a small mom-and-pop business; a racially integrated business concern


Synonyms: government agency, federal agency, office, bureau, authority, agency

Definition: an administrative unit of government

Usage: the Central Intelligence Agency; the Census Bureau; Office of Management and Budget; Tennessee Valley Authority

Similar words: administrative body, administrative unit

Definition: a unit with administrative responsibilities


Synonyms: delegacy, agency, representation

Definition: the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state


Synonyms: agency

Definition: the state of being in action or exerting power

Usage: the agency of providence; she has free agency

Similar words: action, activeness, activity

Definition: the state of being active

Usage: his sphere of activity; he is out of action