Definition of agency:
mode, way, company, action, performance, force, means, execution, internal representation, elbow room, mental representation, effect, procedure, room, berth, substance, wing, authority, authorization, federal agency, mean, power, direction, organ, representation, result, chest of drawers, position, firm, part, theatrical performance, chest, billet, manner, influence, potency, government agency, bureau, role, style, mechanism, say-so, business, place, sureness, authorisation, function, histrionics, path, department, operation, instrumentation, self-assurance, office, division, sanction, theatrical, spot, office staff, dominance, way of life, auspices, assurance, fashion, confidence, delegacy, post, arm, self-confidence, branch, situation, business office, dresser.
- agent (part of speech: noun)
- agency (part of speech: noun)
- aid (part of speech: noun)
- delegation (part of speech: noun)
- intervention (part of speech: noun)
Although the Canada Company, which is still in existence, was an important agency in the settlement of the province of Upper Canada, its possession of immense tracts- some of them, the Huron Block, for instance, locked up for years- was for a time a great public grievance.- "Lord Elgin", John George Bourinot.
- "The Club of Queer Trades", G. K. Chesterton.
He recalled the joy of the earlier correspondence, in which he had been his natural self, pleading, arguing, planning; showing all the eagerness- the sincere eagerness- there was in him, to make a decent job of his agency, to stand well with his new neighbours- above all with " one slight girl."- "The Mating of Lydia", Mrs. Humphry Ward.