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originator

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of originator

  1. 1 one who creates or introduces something new Thomas Edison was the originator of the light bulb Synonyms of originator contriver, designer, developer, deviser, formulator, innovator, introducer, inventorWords Related to originator author, begetter, creator, establisher, father, founder, generator, inaugurator, initiator, instituter (or institutor), sire; groundbreaker, pioneer, planner, researcher, researchist; builder, maker, producer; dreamer; codeveloper, coinventer, coproducer, coresearcherNear Antonyms of originator aper, copier, copycat, duplicator, imitator, mimic

  2. 2 a person who establishes a whole new field of endeavor Copernicus is sometimes hailed as the originator of modern astronomy, for he overturned the notion of an earth-centered universe Synonyms of originator author, begetter, creator, establisher, founder, founding father, generator, inaugurator, initiator, instituter (or institutor), father, sireWords Related to originator 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 of originator disciple, follower, pupil, student, supporter


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