Definition for A'GENT

A'GENT, n.

  1. An actor; one that exerts power, or has the power to act; as, a moral agent.
  2. An active power or cause; that which has the power to produce an effect; as, heat is a powerful agent.
  3. A substitute, deputy, or factor; one intrusted with the business of another; an attorney; a minister.

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