Definition of Author:

  1. In copyright law, author means not only one who writes novels, plays, poems, and essays, but also who choreographs dances, compiles and arranges data in directories (such as telephone books) or glossaries, composes computer programs and multimedia applications, designs layouts, paints murals, records musical compositions, translates books, etc.

  2. Be the author of (a book or piece of writing).

  3. A writer of a book, article, or report.

Synonyms of Author

Actor, Advertising writer, Agent, Ancestor, Ancestors, Annalist, Apprentice, Architect, Art critic, Artificer, Artist, Authoress, Bear, Beget, Begetter, Beginner, Belletrist, Bibliographer, Breed, Bring about, Bring forth, Bring to effect, Bring to pass, Builder, Catalyst, Cause, Causer, Coauthor, Collaborate, Collaborator, Columnist, Compiler, Compose, Composer, Conceive, Conceiver, Constructor, Copywriter, Craftsman, Create, Creative writer, Creator, Critic, Dance critic, Dash off, Descanter, Designer, Deviser, Diarist, Discourser, Discoverer, Disquisitor, Do, Doer, Drama critic, Dramatist, Editorialize, Effect, Effector, Effectuate, Encyclopedist, Engender, Engenderer, Engineer, Essayist, Establish, Executant, Executor, Executrix, Expositor, Fabricator, Father, Formulate, Found, Founder, Framer, Free lance, Free-lance, Free-lance writer, Generate, Generator, Gestate, Ghost, Ghostwrite, Ghostwriter, Give birth to, Give occasion to, Give origin to, Give rise to, Grower, Humorist, Inaugurate, Inaugurator, Indite, Inditer, Industrialist, Initiator, Inspirer, Instigator, Institute, Institutor, Introducer, Inventor, Journeyman, Knock off, Knock out, Literary artist, Literary craftsman, Literary critic, Literary man, Litterateur, Logographer, Magazine writer, Make, Maker, Man of letters, Manufacturer, Master, Master craftsman, Medium, Monographer, Monographist, Mother, Mover, Music critic, Newspaperman, Novelettist, Novelist, Novelize, Occasion, Operant, Operative, Operator, Organizer, Origin, Originate, Originator, Pamphleteer, Parent, Past master, Patriarch, Penwoman, Performer, Perpetrator, Planner, Poet, Practitioner, Precursor, Prepare, Prime mover, Primum mobile, Procreator, Produce, Producer, Prose writer, Raiser, Realize, Realizer, Reviewer, Scenario writer, Scenarist, Scenarize, Scribe, Scriptwriter, Set afloat, Set on foot, Set up, Shaper, Short-story writer, Sire, Smith, Source, Storyteller, Subject, Technical writer, Throw on paper, Tractation, Word painter, Wordsmith, Work, Worker, Wright, Write, Writer, Writer, Man of letters, Woman of letters, Wordsmith

How to use Author in a sentence?

  1. He is the author of several books on the subject.
  2. She has authored several articles on wildlife.

Meaning of Author & Author Definition