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Definition of agent
1a person who acts on behalf of another, in particular. a person who manages business, financial, or contractual matters for an actor, performer, or writer. 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 a person who obtains information for a government or other official body, typically in secret:a trained intelligence agent KGB agents an FBI agent 2a person or thing that takes an active role or produces a specified effect:agents of change bleaching agents Grammar the doer of an action, typically expressed as the subject of an active verb or in a by phrase with a passive verb.