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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- (July 26, 1947 – February 9, 1985) was a Mexican-born American undercover agent for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) who was abducted...
- Fleming's novels by the letters "OO" rather than the digits "00") is a field agent that holds a licence to kill in the field, at his or her discretion, to...
- In computing, a user agent is software (a software agent) that is acting on behalf of a user. One common use of the term refers to a web browser that...
- In the field of counterintelligence, a double agent (also double secret agent) is an employee of a secret intelligence service for one country, whose...
- Cleaning agents are substances (usually liquids, powders, sprays, or granules) used to remove dirt, including dust, stains, bad smells, and clutter on...
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- A special agent, in the United States, is usually a criminal investigator or detective for a federal, state, or county government who primarily serves...
- intelligent agent (IA) is an autonomous entity which observes through sensors and acts upon an environment using actuators (i.e. it is an agent) and directs...
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