Definition of Author. Meaning of Author. Synonyms of Author

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Definition of Author

Author
Author Au"thor ([add]"th[~e]r), n. [OE. authour, autour, OF. autor, F. auteur, fr. L. auctor, sometimes, but erroneously, written autor or author, fr. augere to increase, to produce. See Auction, n.] 1. The beginner, former, or first mover of anything; hence, the efficient cause of a thing; a creator; an originator.
Author
Author Au"thor ([add]"th[~e]r), v. t. 1. To occasion; to originate. [Obs.] Such an overthrow . . . I have authored. --Chapman. 2. To tell; to say; to declare. [Obs.] More of him I dare not author. --Massinger.

Meaning of Author from wikipedia

- An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is also considered a writer or poet. More broadly defined, an author...
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- Michael Iver Peterson (born October 23, 1943) is an American novelist who was convicted in 2003 of murdering his second wife, Kathleen Peterson, on December 9...
- "What Is an Author?" (French: Qu'est-ce qu'un auteur?) is a lecture on literary theory given at the Société Française de Philosophie on 22 February 1969...
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- "The Death of the Author" (French: La mort de l'auteur) is a 1967 essay by the French literary critic and theorist Roland Barthes (1915–1980). Barthes's...