Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: E E- E. Ea Eb Ec Ed Ee Ef Eg Eh Ei Ej Ek El Em En Eo Ep Eq Er Es Et Eu Ev Ew Ex Ey Ez
envisioned | envisioning | envoi | envolume | envolup | envoy | envoy extraordinary | envoyship | envy | envyned | enwall

envoy

RELATED WORD :


 : 
Noun
 : 
en=voy
 : 
2 in 2 verses (in OT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

envoyn. [F. envoyé envoy, fr. envoyer to send; pref. en- (L. in) + voie way, L. via: cf. F. envoi an envoy (in sense 2). See Voyage, and cf. Invoice.].
  •  One dispatched upon an errand or mission; a messenger; esp., a person deputed by a sovereign or a government to negotiate a treaty, or transact other business, with a foreign sovereign or government; a minister accredited to a foreign government. An envoy's rank is below that of an ambassador.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An explanatory or commendatory postscript to a poem, essay, or book; -- also in the French from, l'envoi.  [1913 Webster]
    "The envoy of a ballad is the “sending” of it forth."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

envoy, n.
1 a messenger or representative, esp. on a diplomatic mission.
2 (in full envoy extraordinary) a minister plenipotentiary, ranking below ambassador and above charg{eacute} d'affaires.

Derivative
envoyship n.
envoy, n. (also envoi)
1 a short stanza concluding a ballade etc.
2 archaic an author's concluding words.

Etymology
ME f. OF envoi f. envoyer (as ENVOY(1))

THESAURUS

envoy

agent, ambassador, ambassadress, apostolic delegate, attache, bearer, career diplomat, carrier, chancellor, charge, commercial attache, commissar, commissary, commissionaire, commissioner, consul, consul general, consular agent, councillor, courier, delegate, diplomat, diplomatic, diplomatic agent, diplomatist, emissary, envoy extraordinary, foreign service officer, herald, internuncio, legate, messenger, military attache, minister, minister plenipotentiary, minister resident, nuncio, plenipotentiary, representative, resident, secretary, secretary of legation, vice-consul, vice-legate

ROGET THESAURUS

envoy

Consignee

N consignee, trustee, nominee, committee, agent, delegate, commissary, commissioner, emissary, envoy, commissionaire, messenger, diplomatist, diplomat, diplomate, corps diplomatique, embassy, ambassador, embassador, representative, resident, consul, legate, nuncio, internuncio, charge d'affaires, attache, vicegerent, plenipotentiary, functionary, placeman, curator, treasurer, factor, bailiff, clerk, secretary, attorney, advocate, solicitor, proctor, broker, underwriter, commission agent, auctioneer, one's man of business, factotum, caretaker, dalal, dubash, garnishee, gomashta, negotiator, go-between, middleman, under agent, employe, servant, referee, arbitrator, traveler, bagman, commis-voyageur, touter, commercial traveler, drummer, traveling man, newspaper correspondent, own correspondent, special correspondent.

Messenger

N messenger, envoy, emissary, legate, nuncio, internuncio, ambassador, marshal, flag bearer, herald, crier, trumpeter, bellman, pursuivant, parlementaire, apparitor, courier, runner, dak, estafette, Mercury, Iris, Ariel, commissionaire, errand boy, chore boy, newsboy, mail, overnight mail, express mail, next-day delivery, post, post office, letter bag, delivery service, United Parcel Service, UPS, Federal Express, Fedex, telegraph, telephone, cable, wire (electronic information transmission), carrier pigeon, (news) 532 reporter, gentleman of the press, representative of the press, penny-a-liner, special correspondent, own correspondent, spy, scout, informer.


For further exploring for "envoy" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #05: Try Double Clicking on any word for instant search. [ALL]
created in 0.23 seconds
powered by bible.org