Synonyms and Antonyms of agency

  1. 1 a large unit of a governmental, business, or educational organization the federal agency charged with enforcing laws and regulations regarding the use of firearms Synonyms division, arm, branch, bureau, department, desk, office, serviceRelated Words subdepartment, subdivision

  2. 2 something used to achieve an end by what agency do you plan to acquire this fortune? Synonyms agent, instrument, instrumentality, machinery, means, medium, ministry, organ, vehicleRelated Words determinant, expedient, factor, influence, ingredient, mechanism, tool; weapon; activator, animator, catalyst, driver, energizer, executor, generator, impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, instigator, launcher, mover, power, stimulus, trigger; antecedent, cause, occasion, reason; subagency, subagent

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