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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. The writer of a book, article, or other text.
  • n. One who practices writing as a profession.
  • n. One who writes or constructs an electronic document or system, such as a website.
  • n. An originator or creator, as of a theory or plan.
  • n. God.
  • v. Usage Problem To assume responsibility for the content of (a published text).
  • v. To write or construct (an electronic document or system): authored the company's website.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. The originator or creator of a work, especially of a literary composition.
  • n. Someone who writes books for a living; a bookwright.
  • n. I, me. used in academic articles as first-person pronoun.
  • v. To create a work as its author.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The beginner, former, or first mover of anything; hence, the efficient cause of a thing; a creator; an originator.
  • n. One who composes or writes a book; a composer, as distinguished from an editor, translator, or compiler.
  • n. The editor of a periodical.
  • n. An informant.
  • v. To occasion; to originate.
  • v. To tell; to say; to declare.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The beginner, former, or first mover of anything; he to whom something owes its origin; originator; creator; efficient cause: as, God is the author of the universe.
  • n. Cause: applied to things.
  • n. The original composer of a book or writing of any kind, as distinguished from a compiler, translator, editor, or copyist.
  • n. [Often used elliptically for the literary production itself: as, the statement occurs in Pliny and other ancient authors.]
  • n. An editor: as, the author of the Gentleman's Magazine.
  • n. A person who authorizes a statement; an authority; an informant.
  • n. In Scots law, one from whom a title to property is derived either by inheritance or otherwise; especially, one from whom title is derived by purchase or otherwise than by way of descent.
  • To occasion; effect; do.
  • To be authority for; vouch for.
  • n. plural A game of cards played with a special pack bearing the names of authors and their works.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
  • v. be the author of
  • n. someone who originates or causes or initiates something
  • Verb Form
    authored    authoring    authors   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    creator    originator    informant    occasion    originate    tell    say    declare    encore    subcreator   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    writer    teacher    scholar    father    person    book    reader    editor    member    hero