Definitions and translations for "author"

Definition of author

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Noun
1. The originator or creator of a work, especially of a literary composition.
The copyright of any original writing belongs initially and properly to its author.
1. (the author) I, me. used in academic articles as first-person pronoun.
2. Someone who writes books for a living.
3. The works of an author or authors.
Have you read any Corinthian authors?
Verb
4. To create a work as its author.
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English - English - author

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v. write something (book, story, report etc.); be the author of; cause something, be the creator of something, originate
n. writer, one who writes a book or other literary work; one who creates, one who originates

English - Spanish - author

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v. autorar, escribir algo (libro, historia, reporte, reportaje, etc); ser el autor de; ocasionar o dar origen a algo, ser el creador de algo, originar
s. autor, escritor; artífice, compositor; creador

English - French - author

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v. écrire qqch, publier; être l'auteur de, être la cause de; être à l'origine de, causer qqch
n. auteur; écrivain, romancier, personne qui écrit des oeuvres littéraires: initiateur; créateur; fondateur

English - German - author

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v. etwas schreiben (Buch, Geschichte u.ä.); der Autor von etwas sein; etwas verursachen, etwas entstehen lassen
n. Autor; Schriftsteller; Hersteller, Person die etwas herstellt

English - Indonesian - author

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n. pengarang, penulis, penggubah, pencipta
v. mengarang

English - Italian - author

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s. autore; creatore, artefice

English - Polish - author

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n. autor, twórca, sprawca

English - Portuguese - author

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v. autorar, escrever algo (livro, história, relatório, etc.); ser autor de; causar algo; ser o criador de algo, originar algo
s. autor, compositor, escritor

English - Romanian - author

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n. autor, scriitor, creator, iniţiator, făcător, făptaş

English - Russian - author

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с. автор, писатель, творец, создатель, сочинитель

English - Turkish - author

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i. yazar, yaratıcı

English - Ukrainian - author

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n. автор, письменник, творець, винуватець, ініціатор, складач

English - Dutch - author

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ww. schrijven, auteur zijn (van book, verhaal, reportage, enz); iets doen ontstaan, de schepper zijn van, iets in het leven roepen
zn. auteur, schrijver, iemand die boeken of ander literair werk schrijft; samensteller, iemand die literatuur creëert

English - Greek - author

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ουσ. συγγραφέας, πρωτουργός

English - Arabic - author

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‏كاتب، المؤلف، الكاتب، المبتدع، الأديب، الخالق، الموجد، مؤلف‏

English - Chinese - author

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(名) 作者; 著作; 作家; 创办者, 创始人

English - Chinese - author

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(名) 作者; 著作; 作家; 創辦者, 創始人

English - Hindi - author

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n. रचयिता, लेखक, साहित्यकार, प्रणेता

English - Japanese - author

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(名) 著者, 作家; 創造者, 立案者
(動) もの(本や物語やレポートなど)を書く; 著者である; 何かの原因となる; 何かの創作者となる, 考案する

English - Korean - author

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명. 저자, 책이나 다른 문학적 작품을 쓰는 사람; 원작자

English - Vietnamese - author

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n. chủ mưu, người sáng tạo, tác giả, người sáng tác
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Synonyms for author
1. creator: inventor, designer, originator, producer
2. writer: novelist, poet, producer
Verb forms for author
Present participle: authoring
Present: author (3.person: authors)
Past: authored
Future: will author
Present conditional: would author
Present Perfect: have authored (3.person: has authored)
Past Perfect: had authored
Future Perfect: will have authored
Past conditional: would have authored