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Agent vs. Noun

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Agentnoun

One who exerts power, or has the power to act

Nounnoun

A word that can be used to refer to a person, animal, place, thing, phenomenon, substance, quality, or idea; one of the basic parts of speech in many languages, including English.

Agentnoun

One who acts for, or in the place of, another (the principal), by authority from him/her; someone entrusted to do the business of another

Nounnoun

Either a word that can be used to refer to a person, animal, place, thing, phenomenon, substance, quality or idea, or a word that modifies or describes a previous word or its referent; a substantive or adjective, sometimes also including other parts of speech such as numeral or pronoun.

Agentnoun

A person who looks for work for another person

Nounverb

(transitive) To convert a word to a noun.

Agentnoun

Someone who works for an intelligence agency

Nounnoun

A word used as the designation or appellation of a creature or thing, existing in fact or in thought; a substantive.

Agentnoun

An active power or cause or substance; something which has the power to produce an effect

Nounnoun

a word that can be used to refer to a person or place or thing

Agentnoun

(computing) In the client-server model, the part of the system that performs information preparation and exchange on behalf of a client or server. Especially in the phrase “intelligent agent” it implies some kind of autonomous process which can communicate with other agents to perform some collective task on behalf of one or more humans.

Nounnoun

a word that can serve as the subject or object of a verb

Agentnoun

(grammar) The participant of a situation that carries out the action in this situation, e.g. "the boy" in the sentences "The boy kicked the ball" and "The ball was kicked by the boy".

Nounnoun

a word (other than a pronoun) used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things (common noun), or to name a particular one of these (proper noun).

Agentadjective

Acting; - opposed to patient, or sustaining, action.

Noun

A noun (from Latin nōmen 'name') is a word that functions as the name of a specific object or set of objects, such as living creatures, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas. However, noun is not a semantic category, so it cannot be characterized in terms of its meaning.

Agentnoun

One who exerts power, or has the power to act; an actor.

‘Heaven made us agents, free to good or ill.’;

Agentnoun

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.

Agentnoun

An active power or cause; that which has the power to produce an effect, such as a physical, chemical, or medicinal agent; as, heat is a powerful agent.

Agentnoun

a chemical substance having biological effects; a drug.

Agentnoun

an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect;

‘their research uncovered new disease agents’;

Agentnoun

a substance that exerts some force or effect

Agentnoun

a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

Agentnoun

a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

Agentnoun

any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau

Agentnoun

the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the hapening denoted by the verb in the clause

Agentnoun

a person who acts on behalf of another person or group

‘in the event of illness, a durable power of attorney enabled her nephew to act as her agent’;

Agentnoun

a person who manages business, financial, or contractual matters for an actor, performer, writer, etc.

‘his agent was able to negotiate a long-term contract’;

Agentnoun

a person or company that provides a particular service, typically one that involves organizing transactions between two other parties

‘speak to your letting agent about refurbishing the property’;

Agentnoun

a person who works secretly to obtain information for a government or other official body

‘a trained intelligence agent’;

Agentnoun

a person or thing that takes an active role or produces a specified effect

‘universities are usually liberal communities that often view themselves as agents of social change’;

Agentnoun

a substance that brings about a chemical or physical effect or causes a chemical reaction

‘there is an urgent need for new antimicrobial agents to combat infections’; ‘the bleaching agent used is hydrogen peroxide’;

Agentnoun

the doer of an action, typically expressed as the subject of an active verb or in a by phrase with a passive verb.

Agentnoun

an independently operating Internet program, typically one that performs background tasks such as information retrieval or processing on behalf of a user or other program.

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