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 writer of a book, article, play, mostly written work. A broader definition of the word "author" states: "an author is "the person who...
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- Author! Author! is a 1982 American autobiographical film directed by Arthur Hiller, written by Israel Horovitz and starring Al Pacino. Playwright Ivan...
- Look up authoring in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Authoring may refer to: Writing, as by an author Authoring systems, computer based systems that allow...
- "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...
- Author & Punisher is a one-man band from San Diego, formed in January 2004 by mechanical engineer and artist Tristan Shone. Most of the instrumentation...
- "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...
- 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...
- 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...
- in each discipline: Author citation (botany) Author citation (zoology) More generally, "author citation" may also refer to author-date referencing, a...