Noun Definition

agency

1.Definition: a business or organization that provides a particular service, especially the mediation of transactions between two parties

Category: General

2.Definition: an administrative unit of government

"The Central Intelligence Agency", "The Census Bureau", "Office of Management and Budget", "Tennessee Valley Authority"

Related Noun(s):office, bureau, authority

Category: General

3.Definition: the state of being in action or exerting power

"The agency of providence", "She has free agency"

Category: General

4.Definition: the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent

Related Noun(s):delegacy, representation

Category: General

5.Definition: thing or person that acts to produce a particular effect or achieve an end

"A means of control", "An example is the best agency of instruction", "The true way to success"

Related Noun(s):means, way

Category: General