Author meaning

ôthər
One who writes or constructs an electronic document or system, such as a website.
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God.
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God.
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To write or construct (an electronic document or system).

Authored the company's website.

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A person who makes or originates something; creator; originator.

author of liberty”

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(usage problem) To write or be the author of (a published text).
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An originator or creator, as of a theory or plan.
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Author is defined as someone who creates or writes something.

Edgar Allan Poe is an example of a famous author.

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The definition of author is to write or create something.

Writing an article is an example of to author.

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The originator or creator of a work, especially of a literary composition.

The copyright of any original writing belongs initially and properly to its author.

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Someone who writes books for a living.
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The works of an author or authors.

Have you read any Corinthian authors?

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(chiefly US) To create a work as its author.
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One who writes or constructs an electronic document or system, such as a website.
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(usage problem) To write or be the author of (a published text).
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An originator or creator, as of a theory or plan.
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To write or construct (an electronic document or system).

Authored the company's website.

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A writer of a book, article, etc.; often specif., a person whose profession is writing books.
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To be the author of.
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Origin of author

  • Alteration (influenced by authentic authoritative) (and other technical terms of Greek origin spelled with th) of Middle English auctour, autor from Old French auctur autor from Latin auctor creator from auctus past participle of augēre to create aug- in Indo-European roots

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

  • Alteration (influenced by authentic authoritative) (and other technical terms of Greek origin spelled with th) of Middle English auctour, autor from Old French auctur autor from Latin auctor creator from auctus past participle of augēre to create aug- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Anglo-Norman autour, from Old French autor, from Latin auctor, from augeō (“to increase, originate”). The h is unetymological as there is no h in the original Latin spelling. This may be from the Middle French spelling autheur.

    From Wiktionary