A"gen*cy (?), n.; pl.
Agencies (?). [agentia, fr. L. agens,
agentis: cf. F. agence. See Agent.] 1.
The faculty of acting or of exerting power; the state of being in
action; action; instrumentality.
The superintendence and agency of Providence in the
2. The office of an agent, or factor; the relation
between a principal and his agent; business of one intrusted with the
concerns of another.
3. The place of business of am agent.
Syn. -- Action; operation; efficiency; management.