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agent 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈājənt/,
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agents, plural;
  1. A person who acts on behalf of another, in particular

  2. A person who manages business, financial, or contractual matters for an actor, performer, or writer

  3. A person or company that provides a particular service, typically one that involves organizing transactions between two other parties
    • - a travel agent
    • - shipping agents
    • - a real-estate agent
  4. A person who obtains information for a government or other official body, typically in secret
    • - a trained intelligence agent
    • - KGB agents
    • - an FBI agent
  5. A person or thing that takes an active role or produces a specified effect
    • - agents of change
    • - bleaching agents
  6. The doer of an action, typically expressed as the subject of an active verb or in a by phrase with a passive verb


  1. an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents"
  2. a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
  3. a substance that exerts some force or effect
  4. a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
  5. any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
  6. agentive role: the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
  7. The Brotherhood of Dada is a group of supervillains in the DC universe. Enemies of the Doom Patrol, the Brotherhood is devoted to all things absurd and bizarre, taking their name from the Dada art movement. ...
  8. The Agent (Rick Mason) is a fictional character featured in some Marvel Comics publications.
  9. In economics, an agent is an actor and decision maker in a model. Typically, every agent makes decisions by solving a well or ill defined optimization/choice problem. The term agent can also be seen as equivalent to player in game theory.
  10. In linguistics, a grammatical agent is the participant in a situation that carries out the action in this situation. Also, agent is the name of the thematic role (also known as the thematic relation) with the above definition. ...
  11. A patent attorney is an attorney who has the specialized qualifications necessary for representing clients in obtaining patents and acting in all matters and procedures relating to patent law and practice, such as filing an opposition. ...
  12. Agency is a concept used in philosophy and sociology to refer to the capacity of an agent to act in a world. In philosophy, the agency is considered as belonging to that agent even if that agent represents a fictitious character, or some other non-existent entity. ...
  13. One who exerts power, or has the power to act; an actor; One who acts for, or in the place of, another (the principal), by authority from him; one intrusted with the business of another; a substitute; a deputy; a factor; An active power or cause; that which has the power to produce an effect; as ...
  14. (agents) any power, principle or substance, such as a drug or chemical, capable of producing an effect, whether physical, chemical or biological.
  15. (Agents) Intelligent software that can be used in an exchange or auction to monitor prices and conditions on behalf of buyer and supplier, and in some cases to automatically execute trades.
  16. (Agents) We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from member lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit ...
  17. (Agents) Agent refer to the most causal explanation for the response to selection. Agents provide the mechanistic explanation and frequently are the antagonists to the entity/entities experiencing the effects of selection.
  18. (Agents) An entity hired to act on behalf and/or represent an organization or person for a specific matter such as the recovery of a Medicare lien.
  19. (Agents) Independent, autonomous, software modules that can search the Internet for data or content pertinent to a particular application, such as a gene, protein, or biological system.
  20. (Agents) Software programs that can assist people to perform tasks such as finding particular information such as the best price for a product.
  21. (Agents) This word has many meanings, though in medicine it is used to describe medications or other substances that are capable of producing an effect.
  22. (Agents) We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. ...
  23. (Agents) We use an outside credit card processing company to bill you for our services. To maintain security, your credit card information is encrypted using Secure Socket Layer technology. SSL is secure server software that protects against any unauthorized access. ...
  24. (Agents) We use outside suppliers and shipping companies to fulfill some orders. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes.
  25. (Agents) When you submit your application for a domain name through eNom Canada or through any other third party who requests, applies for, purchases or otherwise acquires the . ...