agent, alternate, alternative, analogy, backup, change, changeling, comparison, copy, counterfeit, crew, deputy, double, dummy, employees, equal, equivalent, ersatz, exchange, fake, fighting force, fill-in, firepower, force, forces, gang, ghost, ghostwriter, hands, help, hired help, imitation, locum tenens, makeshift, men, metaphor, metonymy, next best thing, phony, pinch hitter, proxy, relief, replacement, representative, reserves, retinue, ringer, second string, secondary, servantry, sign, spares, staff, stand-in, sub, substituent, substitute, substitution, succedaneum, superseder, supplanter, surrogate, symbol, synecdoche, the big battalions, the help, third string, token, troops, understudy, units, utility player, vicar, vice-president, vice-regent, work force
component, component part, integral part, integrant part, element, constituent, ingredient, leaven, part and parcel, contents, appurtenance, feature, member, personnel
, forming, inclusive.
doer, actor, agent, performer, perpetrator, operator, executor, executrix, practitioner, worker, stager, bee, ant, working bee, termite, white ant, laboring oar, servant of all work, factotum, workman, artisan, craftsman, handicraftsman, mechanic, operative, working man, laboring man, demiurgus, hewers of wood and drawers of water, laborer, navvy, hand, man, day laborer, journeyman, charwoman, hack, mere tool, beast of burden, drudge, fag, lumper, roustabout, maker, artificer, artist, wright, manufacturer, architect, builder, mason, bricklayer, smith, forger, Vulcan, carpenter, ganger, platelayer, blacksmith, locksmith, sailmaker, wheelwright, machinist, mechanician, engineer, sempstress, semstress, seamstress, needlewoman, workwoman, tailor, cordwainer, minister, servant, representative, coworker, party to, participator in, particeps criminis, dramatis personae, personnel
, quorum pars magna fui, faber est quisque fortunae suae.