Definition of AGENT

noun : AGENT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations ;

  • 3. (

    ) a substance that exerts some force or effect ;

  • 6. (

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


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