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ENVOY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does envoy mean? 

ENVOY (noun)
  The noun ENVOY has 3 senses:

1. a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
2. someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
3. a brief stanza concluding certain forms of poetry

  Familiarity information: ENVOY used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENVOY (noun)


Sense 1envoy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A diplomat having less authority than an ambassador

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

envoy; envoy extraordinary; minister plenipotentiary

Hypernyms ("envoy" is a kind of...):

diplomat; diplomatist (an official engaged in international negotiations)


Sense 2envoy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

emissary; envoy

Hypernyms ("envoy" is a kind of...):

representative (a person who represents others)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "envoy"):

legate; official emissary (a member of a legation)


Sense 3envoy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A brief stanza concluding certain forms of poetry

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

envoi; envoy

Hypernyms ("envoy" is a kind of...):

stanza (a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem)


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