Architect definition

ärkĭ-tĕkt
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One who designs and supervises the construction of buildings or other large structures.
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To plan, organize, and bring to fruition.

Architected a web-based application.

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One that plans, devises, or organizes something.

A country that was the war's chief architect.

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Any similar designer in a specialized field.

A naval architect.

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A person whose profession is designing and drawing up plans for buildings, bridges, etc. and generally supervising the construction.
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Any planner or creator.

The architects of our Constitution.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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A person who plans, devises or contrives the achievement of a desired result.

Peisistratus was the first architect of the Iliad and the Odyssey.

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He architected the military coup against the government.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
architect
Plural:
architects

Origin of architect

  • Latin architectus from Greek arkhitektōn arkhi- archi- tektōn builder teks- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle French architecte, from Ancient Greek ἀρχιτέκτων (arkhitektōn, “master builder”), from ἀρχι- (arkhi-, “chief”) + τέκτων (tektōn, “builder”).

    From Wiktionary