Synonyms for (noun) agent

Synonyms: agent, agentive role

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

Similar words: semantic role, participant role

Definition: (linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause


Synonyms: agent

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

Usage: their research uncovered new disease agents

Similar words: causal agency, causal agent, cause

Definition: any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results


Synonyms: agent, factor, broker

Definition: a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

Similar words: businessperson, bourgeois

Definition: a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise


Synonyms: agent

Definition: a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

Similar words: representative

Definition: a person who represents others


Synonyms: federal agent, agent

Definition: any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau

Similar words: official, functionary

Definition: a worker who holds or is invested with an office


Synonyms: agent

Definition: a substance that exerts some force or effect

Similar words: causal agency, causal agent, cause

Definition: any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results


Similar words: substance

Definition: a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties

Usage: shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man