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author

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of author

  1. 1 a person who creates a written work <a brilliant novel by a first-time author> Synonyms litterateur (or littérateur), pen, penman, scribe, scrivener, writer Related Words auteur, belletrist (also belle-lettrist), stylist, wordsmith; coauthor, coscenarist, cowriter; ghostwriter, hack, hatchet man, scribbler, wordmonger; biographer, hagiographer; autobiographer, memoirist, memorialist; fabulist, fictioneer, fictionist, novelist, romancer, storyteller; essayist, pamphleteer, satirist; dramatist, playwright, scenarist, screenwriter, scriptwriter; prosaist, prosateur, proser; bard, poet, rhymer, versifier; blogger, columnist, journalist, newspaperman, paragrapher, reporter, sportswriter Phrases man of letters, woman of letters Antonyms nonauthor

  2. 2 a person who establishes a whole new field of endeavor <the author of modern genetics> Synonyms father, begetter, creator, establisher, founder, founding father, generator, inaugurator, initiator, instituter (or institutor), originator, sireRelated Words cocreator, cofounder; conceiver, contriver, designer, deviser, formulator, innovator, introducer, inventor, spawner; builder, maker, producer; developer, pioneer, researcher, researchist; organizer, promoter; encourager, galvanizer, inspiration, inspirerNear Antonyms disciple, follower, pupil, student, supporter

  3. 3 cap the being worshipped as the creator and ruler of the universe <let us thank the Author of our being for all the blessings He has bestowed> Synonyms Allah, Almighty, Author, Creator, Divinity, Eternal, Everlasting, Father, God, Godhead, Jehovah, Lord, Maker, Providence, Supreme Being, Yahweh (also Jahveh or Yahveh)




author

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of author

  1. to compose and set down on paper the words of <authored a new biography of Thomas Jefferson> Synonyms write, pen, scratch (out), scribbleRelated Words cast, compose, craft, draft, draw up, formulate, frame, prepare; recast, redraft, revise, rewrite; letter, print, type, typewrite; record, take down, transcribe; autograph, pencil (in), register, sign; couch, express, phrase, put, word





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