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...
- Author! Author! is a 1982 American autobiographical comedy-drama film directed by Arthur Hiller, written by Israel Horovitz, and starring Al Pacino, Dyan...
- Author, Author is a novel by David Lodge, written in 2004. The book is based on the life of the author Henry James. It was released at about the same time...
- Author! Author! is the only studio album by the Scottish post-punk band Scars. It was released in 1981. All tracks composed by Scars; except where indicated...
- Authoring may refer to: Writing, as by an author Authoring systems, computer based systems that allow the creation of content for intelligent tutoring...
- Author! Author! may refer to: Author! Author! (book), autobiographical work by P. G. Wodehouse first published in 1953 Author! Author! (short story),...
- "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...
- Llewellyn Rhys Prize (for best work of British literature written by an author under 35) and was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award. His two...
- Foucault, the author function is the author as a function of discourse. The term was developed by Michel Foucault in his 1969 essay "What Is an Author?" where...
- John Michael Green (born August 24, 1977) is an American author and YouTube content creator. He won the 2006 Printz Award for his debut novel, Looking...