Informer and Operative


Informer noun - A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
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Synonyms for Informer

Operative and informer are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Operative" instead a noun "Informer".


Operative noun - A person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country.
Usage example: CIA operatives take terrible risks to find out the secrets of foreign countries

Informer and operative are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Informer" instead a noun "Operative".

How words are described

best best informer best operative
single single informer single operative
former former informer former operative
mysterious mysterious informer mysterious operative
Other adjectives: soviet.
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Operative and Informer. (2016). Retrieved 2022, October 02, from
Informer & Operative. N.p., 2016. Web. 02 Oct. 2022. <>.
Operative or Informer. 2016. Accessed October 02, 2022.
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