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Agent

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(1):

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

(2):

(n.) 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.

(3):

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

(4):

(a.) Acting; - opposed to patient, or sustaining, action.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Agent'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/a/agent.html. 1828.

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