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envoy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of envoy

  1. 1 a person sent on a mission to represent another <the president sent the secretary of state as his personal envoy to gain the support of the country's allies> Synonyms agent, delegate, emissary, ambassador, legate, minister, representativeRelated Words ambassadress; attaché, chargé d'affaires, consul, deputy, diplomat, foreign minister, nuncio, procurator, proxy; apostle, evangelist, missionary; deputation, detachment, legation; courier, messenger; mouthpiece, spokesperson

  2. 2 a person who acts or does business for another <one of the hostage takers was chosen as the group's envoy for all dealings with the authorities> Synonyms assignee, attorney, commissary, delegate, deputy, agent, factor, minister, procurator, proxy, rep, representativeRelated Words ambassador, diplomat, diplomatist, emissary, foreign minister, legate, plenipotentiary; alternate, backup, pinch hitter, relief, replacement, stand-in, sub, substitute, surrogate, understudy; informer, operative, spy; broker, distributor, manager; arbiter, arbitrator, comprador (or compradore), conciliator, go-between, intercessor, intermediary, interposer, liaison, mediator, middleman, peacemaker; mouthpiece, point man, point person, prophet, speaker, spokesman, spokesperson




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