proxy: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (prok'sē), [key]
— pl. prox•ies.
- the agency, function, or power of a person authorized to act as the deputy or substitute for another.
- the person so authorized; substitute; agent.
- a written authorization empowering another person to vote or act for the signer, as at a meeting of stockholders.
- an ally or confederate who can be relied upon to speak or act in one's behalf.
- proxy (Thesaurus)