Definition of Agent. Meaning of Agent. Synonyms of Agent

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Agent. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Agent and, of course, Agent synonyms and on the right images related to the word Agent.

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

- Look up Agent or agent in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Agent may refer to: Espionage § Agents in espionage, spies or intelligence officers Law of...
- In professional sports, a free agent is a player who is eligible to sign with other clubs or franchises; i.e., not under contract to any specific team...
- On the Web, a user agent is a software agent responsible for retrieving and facilitating end-user interaction with Web content. This includes all web...
- Agent Orange is a chemical herbicide and defoliant, one of the tactical use Rainbow Herbicides. It was used by the U.S. military as part of its herbicidal...
- Agent is an 2023 Indian Telugu-language action spy film directed by Surender Reddy and written by Vakkantham Vamsi. It stars Akhil Akkineni, Mammootty...
- An oxidizing agent (also known as an oxidant, oxidizer, electron recipient, or electron acceptor) is a substance in a redox chemical reaction that gains...
- In the United States, a special agent is an official term used to refer to an investigator or detective for a federal or state government who primarily...
- A sleeper agent is a spy or operative who is placed in a target country or organization, not to undertake an immediate mission, but instead to act as...
- In the field of counterintelligence, a double agent is an employee of a secret intelligence service for one country, whose primary purpose is to spy on...
- In chemistry, a reducing agent (also known as a reductant, reducer, or electron donor) is a chemical species that "donates" an electron to an electron...