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noun as in messenger

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The couriers know the best routes through the city, but the trips take some minimum amount of time determined by the distance between the branches and archives, the courier’s top speed, and how many other couriers are on the road.

The company uses couriers to send and collect documents from other branches and archives across town.

His LinkedIn profile says he now lives in Philadelphia driving as a courier.

It set up “pods” of about 50 families and buildings across the city, matching them with couriers who could address their needs more directly, which helps form community bonds.

From Eater

From February to July, the number of people working as “couriers and messengers” jumped from less than 850,000 to almost 920,000, an increase of over 8%.

From Quartz

“Masters had connections with survivalists,” Grants Pass Daily Courier (PDF) reporter Edith Decker wrote in 2010.

For this, the courier can expect one to three years of prison time for the felony of “promoting prison contraband.”

Looch is the editor-publisher of an internationally respected lefty newspaper called the Russian Courier.

On Sunday, April 21, a full-page ad in The Post and Courier ran under the headline, “A Personal Message from Mark Sanford.”

The Yemen crew sent bombs by international courier service to Chicago, but the packages were intercepted.

While the last of the troops were defiling before the duke and his staff, a courier brought up despatches.

The man's nature was inquisitive, and he was indulging idle conjectures as to what might be the news this courier brought.

I do wish you had been able to get steady work with the Courier, spoke Jess, as she prepared to go out.

"At La Rochette, madame," the courier answered,' and his answer brought Marius to his feet with an oath.

And the Marquise, who now held the package she had received from the courier, bade the page depart also.


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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to courier, such as: bearer, carrier, dispatcher, emissary, envoy, and express.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.