Definition of Agent. Meaning of Agent. Synonyms of Agent

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Definition of Agent

Agent
Agent A"gent, a. [L. agens, agentis, p. pr. of agere to act; akin to Gr. ? to lead, Icel. aka to drive, Skr. aj. [root]2.] Acting; -- opposed to patient, or sustaining, action. [Archaic] ``The body agent.' --Bacon.
Agent
Agent A"gent, n. 1. One who exerts power, or has the power to act; an actor. Heaven made us agents, free to good or ill. --Dryden. 2. One who acts for, or in the place of, another, by authority from him; one intrusted with the business of another; a substitute; a deputy; a factor. 3. An active power or cause; that which has the power to produce an effect; as, a physical, chemical, or medicinal agent; as, heat is a powerful agent.

Meaning of Agent from wikipedia

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