Pronunciation of Agency
/ˈe͡ɪd͡ʒənsi/, /ˈe‍ɪd‍ʒənsi/, /ˈeɪ_dʒ_ə_n_s_i/

Synonyms for agency:

Sense 1

public sector, goldmine, giant, SME, franchiser, welfare, subsidiary, cooperative, Ltd., social service, growth industry, council, co-op, mutual, niche market, partnership, indie, public spending, local government, corp, medicare, medicaid, co, dealership, competitor, monopoly, caring profession, land-office business, Meals on Wheels, secret service, outfit, acquisition, small business, cartel, group, case work, public limited company, light industry, the judiciary, Health Service, public corporation, welfare state, public body, officialdom, health care, parent company, the executive branch, the judicial branch, probation officer, parent, stock company, the private sector, warehousing, operation, parliament, Private Enterprise, PTY, going concern, merchant, eldercare, national assembly, youth worker, Private Practice, municipality, big business, knowledge industry, high commission, treasury, suitor, the civil service, industry, affiliate, shell company, anchor, concern, social worker, NDPB, private company, community care, limited company, public company, holding company, monopolist, instrumentation, market leader, predator, company, blue-chip, joint-stock company, block grant, empire, administration (of an estate), corporation, chain, enterprise, the biz, establishment, business, cottage industry, franchisee, NGO, social enterprise, conglomerate, offshoot.

Sense 2

interior, one-man band, mechanism, directorate, international, trade, multinational, start up, housing, secretariat, LLC, franchise, intelligence, department, legation.

Sense 3

base, public service, house, cover.

Sense 4

firm, executive.

Sense 5

account, organ, measure, branch.

Sense 8


Sense 9

wing, division.

Sense 10


Other synonyms and related words:

eldercare, function, bureau, assurance, chest of drawers, direction, franchise, legation, federal agency, industry, room, anchor, firm, path, fashion, competitor, wing, representation, monopoly, desk, chest, indie, ministry, business, authorisation, elbow room, executive, cartel, sanction, group, theatrical, interior, welfare, mean, potency, berth, government agency, goldmine, international, style, corporation, affiliate, role, acquisition, arm, post, situation, department, instrumentation, company, sureness, internal representation, mutual, house, partnership, authorization, manner, measure, way of life, parliament, power, trade, organ, business office, branch, billet, work, place, office, dresser, establishment, way, cover, operation, mechanism, position, treasury, public service, enterprise, authority, mode, predator, procedure, council, concern, part, offshoot, spot, corp, directorate, confidence, substance, dominance, delegacy, outfit, division, office staff, mental representation, warehousing, chain.

Sense 1 (noun)

firm, business, base, blue-chip, big business, company, the biz, affiliate, acquisition, account, anchor.

Sense 2 (noun)

administration (of an estate), corp, directorate, the civil service, corporation, council.

Sense 3 (noun)

organ, eldercare, Meals on Wheels, case work, instrumentation, health care, mechanism, mean, housing, caring profession, Health Service, block grant, community care.

Sense 4 (noun)

branch, department, division, wing, arm.

agency (noun)

conductor, representation, federal agency, way, medium, authority, office, delegation, machinery, bureau, means, government agency, empowerment, instrumentality, lieutenancy, delegacy, deputation.

agent (noun)

attorney, operative, go-between, agent, factor, ombudsman, impresario, representative, appointee, alternate, surrogate, delegate, middleman, actor, liaison, substitute, second, intermediary, vehicle, deputy, proxy, auxiliary, lieutenant, instrument, mediator, emissary, executor, broker.

aid (noun)

attendant, help, relief, aid, ministration, service, facilitation, endowment, Mothering, avail, assistance, support, motivation, benefit, sustenance, encouragement.

delegation (noun)

committee, mission, embassy, organization, consignment, subcommittee, commission.

group (noun)

bureau, federal agency, government agency, office, authority.

instrument (noun)


intervention (noun)

mediation, expediency, intervention, tool, implementation, intermediate.

means (noun)


organization, often business-related (noun)

company, department, firm, office, bureau.

place of business (noun)


power, instrumentality (noun)

operation, mediation, mechanism, vehicle, organ, medium, work, intervention, instrumentality, instrument, means.

support (noun)


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