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authors, plural;
  1. Be the author of (a book or piece of writing)
    • - she has authored several articles on wildlife
  2. Be the originator of; create
    • - the concept has been authored largely by insurance companies
  1. A writer of a book, article, or report
    • - he is the author of several books on the subject
  2. Someone who writes books as a profession
    • - my favorite authors are Kurt Vonnegut and Aldous Huxley
  3. The writings of such a person
    • - I had to read authors I disliked
  4. An originator or creator of something, esp. a plan or idea
    • - the authors of the peace plan

  1. be the author of; "She authored this play"
  2. writer: writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
  3. generator: someone who originates or causes or initiates something; "he was the generator of several complaints"
  4. An author (sometimes, in reference to a woman author, authress or authoress) is broadly defined as "the person who originates or gives existence to anything" and that authorship determines responsibility for what is created. Narrowly defined, an author is the originator of any written work.
  5. An author is the creator of a piece of music. The sole fact of creating a sequence of notes, even if they are not written on paper, might give someone the title of author of a melody, chords sequence or arrangement. See composer.
  6. In zoological nomenclature, author citation refers to listing the person (or team) who first makes a scientific name of a taxon available. ...
  7. (Authors (card game)) Authors or, The Game of Authors is a card game for three to five players. The first Game of Authors was published by G. M. Whipple & A. A. Smith of Salem, Massachusetts in 1861, and later published by Parker Brothers (also, at the time, of Salem, Massachusetts) in 1897. ...
  8. The originator or creator of a work, especially of a literary composition; this sense?) A source of information; To create a work as its author; (said by audience members after a performance) Please perform again!
  9. (Authors) Aeschylus · Aesop · Aristophanes · Euripides · Herodotus · Hesiod · Homer · Lucian · Menander · Pindar · Plutarch · Polybius · Sappho · Sophocles · Theognis of Megara · Thucydides · Xenophon
  10. (AUTHORS) book collections organized by author
  11. (Authors (Policy Documents)) An organization or individual that has developed a policy document. Typically such documents are authored by an organization or the secretariat of an institutionalized policy process, however individual persons may at times serve as author too. ...
  12. (Authors) Alexander Hamilton | James Madison | John Jay
  13. (Authors) Anja Kollmuss (SEI-US), Helge Zink (Tricorona), Clifford Polycarp (SEI-US)
  14. (Authors) Bill Bliss, Steven J. Molinsky
  15. (Authors) Dardac, N., Boitan, A. I.
  16. (Authors) David F. Lohman and Elizabeth P. Hagen
  17. (Authors) Dolfini-Reed Michelle A, Koopman Martha, Lawler Kletus S
  18. (Authors) Drs. Walid Al-Ahmad1 , Khalid Al-Fagih2, Khalid Khanfar3, Khalid Alsamara4, Saleem Abuleil5, Hani Abu-Salem6
  19. (Authors) Eleanor Farjeon (1956) • Astrid Lindgren (1958) • Erich Kästner (1960) • Meindert DeJong (1962) • René Guillot (1964) • Tove Jansson (1966) • James Krüss and José Maria Sanchez-Silva (1968) • Gianni Rodari (1970) • Scott O'Dell (1972) • Maria Gripe (1974) • Cecil Bødker (1976) • Paula ...
  20. (Authors) Elizabeth Hernberg Stahl, MSc; Yvonne Lis, PhD; Kathryn Starzyk, MSc, BA; Gabriel Sandblom, MD, PhD; Donatus Ekwueme, PhD; Alex Exuzides, PhD; Carl Gibbons, BSc; Joanna Lis, PhD; MSc; John Ellison, MS; Siva Narayanan, MS, MHA; Chris Blanchette, PhD, MS, MA; Diana Frame, MS; Shital ...
  21. (Authors) Gabrielle Habersetzer, Roland Habersetzer
  22. (Authors) Isaac Asimov, Greg Bear, Arthur C. Clarke, Harold Coyle, Frederick Forsyth, Ed Ruggero, S. M. Stirling, Daniel Silva
  23. (Authors) John M. Dickey, Simon Strasser, B.M. Gaensler, Marijke Haverkorn, Dain Kavars, N. M. McClure-Griffiths, Jeroen Stil, A. R. Taylor
  24. (Authors) Lino Briguglio, Gordon Cordina, Nadia Farrugia, and Stephanie Vella
  25. (Authors) Lynne McMahon (Farm Forestry Extension Officer)