AskDefine | Define emissary

Dictionary Definition

emissary n : someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else [syn: envoy]

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English

Etymology

From emissarius.

Noun

  1. an agent sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
  2. a venous channel in the skull

Translations

an agent sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
a venous channel in the skull

Extensive Definition

Emissary may refer to:
In Star Trek:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Hermes, Iris, Mercury, Paul Revere, Pheidippides, ambassador, ambassadress, apostolic delegate, attache, bearer, career diplomat, carrier, chancellor, charge, commercial attache, commissar, commissary, commissionaire, commissioner, consul, consul general, consular agent, courier, delegate, diplomat, diplomatic, diplomatic agent, diplomatic courier, diplomatist, envoy, envoy extraordinary, estafette, express, foreign service officer, go-between, herald, internuncio, legate, message-bearer, messenger, military attache, minister, minister plenipotentiary, minister resident, nuncio, plenipotentiary, post, postboy, postrider, resident, runner, secretary, secretary of legation, vice-consul, vice-legate
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