- The definition of an architect is a professional who creates designs for buildings, bridges and other structures.
Frank Lloyd Wright is an example of an architect.
- An architect is defined as a person who plans or designs something and leads to its creation.
An example of an architect is a person who creates a plan for a group of boys to skip school.
- a person whose profession is designing and drawing up plans for buildings, bridges, etc. and generally supervising the construction
- any similar designer in a specialized field: a naval architect
- any planner or creator: the architects of our Constitution
Origin of architectClassical Latin architectus ; from Classical Greek architektōn ; from archi-, chief + tektōn, carpenter: see technic
- One who designs and supervises the construction of buildings or other large structures.
- One that plans, devises, or organizes something: a country that was the war's chief architect.
transitive verbar·chi·tect·ed, ar·chi·tect·ing, ar·chi·tects Informal
Origin of architectLatin architectus, from Greek arkhitektōn : arkhi-, archi- + tektōn, builder; see teks- in Indo-European roots.
- A professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction.
- Plato made the causes of things to be matter, ideas, and an efficient architect.
- A person who plans, devises or contrives the achievement of a desired result.
- Peisistratus was the first architect of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
(third-person singular simple present architects, present participle architecting, simple past and past participle architected)
Middle French architecte, from Ancient Greek ἀρχιτέκτων (arkhitektōn, “master builder”), from ἀρχι- (arkhi-, “chief”) + τέκτων (tektōn, “builder”).