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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emissary, envoy(noun)

    someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else


  1. emissary(Noun)

    An agent sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else.

    Etymology: From emissarius directly or via émissaire

  2. emissary(Noun)

    A venous channel in the skull.

    Etymology: From emissarius directly or via émissaire

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emissary(noun)

    an agent employed to advance, in a covert manner, the interests of his employers; one sent out by any power that is at war with another, to create dissatisfaction among the people of the latter

  2. Emissary(adj)

    exploring; spying

  3. Emissary(adj)

    applied to the veins which pass out of the cranium through apertures in its walls


  1. Emissary

    "Emissary" is the first and second episodes, comprising the pilot, of the science fiction television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. A new crew takes command of an abandoned space station and makes an astonishing discovery that will change the galaxy.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. emissary

    A culvert or drain.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. emissary

    A person sent by any power that is at war with another, for the purpose of creating disaffection among the people of the latter.

Editors Contribution

  1. emissary

    Emissary (noun) as a secret agent.

    Emissary a person who has a mission to represent an organization.

    Submitted by pinkss5 on October 21, 2015  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emissary in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emissary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of emissary in a Sentence

  1. Erik Prince:

    A witness cooperating with Mueller has told investigators the meeting was set up in advance so that a representative of the Trump transition could meet with an emissary from Moscow to discuss future relations between the countries.

  2. The Israeli prime minister:

    I feel that I am an emissary of all Israel's citizens, even those who do not agree with me, and of the entire Jewish people.

  3. Sameh Shukri:

    The efforts of Saudi Arabia, the recent emissary (from Qatar) ... his meeting with the president, provide an opportunity for the normalization of relations.

  4. Norman Cousins:

    Like a celestial chaperon, the placebo leads us through the uncharted passageways of mind and gives us a greater sense of infinity than if we were to spend all our days with our eyes hypnotically glued to the giant telescope at Mt. Palomar. What we see ultimately is that the placebo isn't really necessary and that the mind can carry out its difficult and wondrous missions unprompted by little pills. The placebo is only a tangible object made essential in an age that feels uncomfortable with intangibles, an age that prefers to think that every inner effect must have an outer cause. Since it has size and shape and can be hand-held, the placebo satisfies the contemporary craving for visible mechanisms and visible answers . The placebo, then, is an emissary between the will to live and the body.

  5. The President:

    I don't think the United States could possibly have a better emissary than our magnificent, and wonderful person, our first lady, Melania Trump.

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