Definition of agency


  • an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency", "the Census Bureau", "Office of Management and Budget", "Tennessee Valley Authority". Synonyms: authority, bureau, federal agency, government agency, office.
  • a business that serves other businesses.
  • the state of being in action or exerting power; "the agency of providence", "she has free agency".
  • the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent. Synonyms: delegacy, representation.
  • how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control", "an example is the best agency of instruction", "the true way to success". Synonyms: means, way.

Related words

dint, escape, expedient, instrument, organ, road, salvation, tool, tooth, virus, voice, wings.

End with agency

subagency, superagency, coagency, multiagency, interagency.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • agency is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 12 points
  • agency is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 12 points
  • agency is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 14 points
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