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A person who invents; esp., one who devises a new contrivance, method, etc.
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  1. A person who invents; esp., one who devises a new contrivance, method, etc.
Someone who originates, creates or founds something.
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One who creates
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  1. One who creates
  2. One that creates:
  3. God. Used with the.
Any similar designer in a specialized field
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  1. Any similar designer in a specialized field
  2. A professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction.
  3. A person whose profession is designing and drawing up plans for buildings, bridges, etc. and generally supervising the construction
A person who makes frames for paintings
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  1. A person who makes frames for paintings
  2. One of the people who wrote the US Constitution.
  3. Any of the delegates who participated in the framing of the U.S. Constitution; Founding Father
A person who devises; inventor
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  1. A person who devises; inventor
  2. One that contrives, devises, or constructs something:
  3. A skillful maker of things; skilled craftsman
One who discovers; the person who discovered something.
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  1. One who discovers; the person who discovered something.
Someone who innovates; a creator of new ideas.
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  1. Someone who innovates; a creator of new ideas.
A person who executes, as by signing, a check, contract, etc.; specif., a person who signs a promissory note
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  1. A person who executes, as by signing, a check, contract, etc.; specif., a person who signs a promissory note
  2. One that makes or manufactures. Often used in combination:
  3. God. Often used with a possessive adjective:
One who plans.
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  1. One who plans.
  2. A thing that aids in planning, specif. a small calendar, typically in the form of a booklet, with space at each date for listing appointments and activities
  1. Someone who devises strategies.
  2. One using strategy; esp., one skilled in strategy
A person who designs, as profession.
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  1. A person who designs, as profession.
  2. One that produces designs:
A device that projects an image onto a screen or other surface.
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  1. A device that projects an image onto a screen or other surface.
  2. A person or thing that projects; specif., a machine for throwing an image on a screen, as from a transparent slide or film
  3. An optical device that projects a beam of light, especially one used to project an image (moving images) onto a screen.
A person who founds, or casts, metals, glass, etc.
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  1. A person who founds, or casts, metals, glass, etc.
  2. One who establishes something or formulates the basis for something:
  3. Founding father
An elderly or venerable man. Used as a title of respect.
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  1. An elderly or venerable man. Used as a title of respect.
  2. A man who serves or is thought of as a protector:
  3. An adoptive father
A device, usually with many compartments, for use in arranging items on a desktop, the contents of a closet, etc. more efficiently
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  1. A device, usually with many compartments, for use in arranging items on a desktop, the contents of a closet, etc. more efficiently
  2. A labor-union official whose work is enlisting new members
  3. (Computing) A hand-held micro-computer that will perform specific tasks; can be used as an electronic diary, alarm clock, recorder of memos and notes, a portable database etc.
  1. Teleprompter
  2. (Theater) The person who does the prompting.
  3. A person who prompts; specif., one who cues performers when they forget their lines
A special type of furnace for making producer gas
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  1. A special type of furnace for making producer gas
  2. A person who supervises a recording session and then determines the final sound of the recording mix
  3. A person who supervises and controls the administrative, financial, and commercial aspects of staging a show or performance or of creating and distributing a movie or audio recording.
A person who makes a fabrication of something; a counterfeiter or falsifier
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  1. A person who makes a fabrication of something; a counterfeiter or falsifier
A person who works in, or is skilled in the techniques of, any of the fine arts, esp. in painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.
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  1. A person who works in, or is skilled in the techniques of, any of the fine arts, esp. in painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.
  2. A person who does anything very well, with imagination and a feeling for form, effect, etc.
  3. A person whose work shows exceptional creative ability or skill:
One that composes, especially a person who composes music.
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  1. One that composes, especially a person who composes music.
(Figuratively) An originator; a creator.
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Any natural force applied by people to produce power, as muscular energy or flowing water
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  1. Any natural force applied by people to produce power, as muscular energy or flowing water
  2. A machine, as a turbine, that converts a natural force into productive power
  3. A machine or mechanism that converts natural energy into work.
One who writes, especially as an occupation.
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  1. One who writes, especially as an occupation.
  2. (Historical) A clerk of a certain rank in the service of the East India Company, who, after serving a certain number of years, became a factor.
  3. A person who writes, or produces literary work.
A person who writes novels
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  1. A person who writes novels
  2. An author of novels.
  3. A writer of novels.
One who composes essays; a writer of short compositions.
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  1. One who composes essays; a writer of short compositions.
  2. A writer of essays.
A person who writes poems or verses
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  1. A person who writes poems or verses
  2. A person who displays imaginative power and beauty of thought, language, etc.
  3. A writer of poems.
A playwright
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  1. A playwright
  2. One who writes plays; a playwright.
One who writes plays; a dramatist.
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  1. One who writes plays; a dramatist.
  2. A person who writes plays; dramatist
  3. A writer and creator of theatrical plays.
One who writes, composes, or produces biography.
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  1. One who writes, composes, or produces biography.
  2. The writer of a biography
(Originally) The keeper of a personal journal, who writes in it regularly.
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  1. (Originally) The keeper of a personal journal, who writes in it regularly.
  2. One whose occupation or is journalism, originally only writing in the printed press.
  3. A person whose occupation is journalism; reporter, news editor, etc.
A person who writes or prepares a column, as in a newspaper or magazine
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  1. A person who writes or prepares a column, as in a newspaper or magazine
  2. A writer of a column in a publication, such as a newspaper.
A person who writes or is concerned with belles-lettres
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  1. A person who writes or is concerned with belles-lettres
  2. A writer of belles-lettres.
One who writes screenplays.
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One who writes for the screen, who writes drama for film or television; especially a professional who knows the conventions appropriate to such work.
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  1. One who writes for the screen, who writes drama for film or television; especially a professional who knows the conventions appropriate to such work.
  2. The writer of a script for a film
The person who writes a libretto.
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  1. The person who writes a libretto.
  2. The author of a libretto.
  3. A writer of librettos or of a libretto
A person employed by the general public to write letters, etc.
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  1. A person employed by the general public to write letters, etc.
  2. A person learned in the Jewish law who makes handwritten copies of the Torah
  3. A writer or journalist.
A copyist; a scribe.
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  1. A copyist; a scribe.
  2. A person employed to write or copy
  3. An author; a writer.
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  1. (Dated) a female poet
  2. (Derogatory) A woman who is a writer of poems.
(Dated, derogatory) A female author.
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  1. (Dated, derogatory) A female author.
  2. A woman writer
A professional writer who is paid to write books, articles, stories, or reports which are officially credited to another person.
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  1. A professional writer who is paid to write books, articles, stories, or reports which are officially credited to another person.
A person helping to write an encyclopedia.
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  1. A person helping to write an encyclopedia.
  2. A member of a group of French authors who collaborated in the 18th century in the production of the Encyclopédie, under the direction of Denis Diderot.
  3. One of the writers of the French Encyclopédie (1751–1772), including its editors, Diderot and d'Alembert.
One who writes, compiles, or edits a dictionary.
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  1. One who writes, compiles, or edits a dictionary.
  2. A person who writes, compiles, or edits a dictionary
A learned person.
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  1. A learned person.
  2. A specialist in a particular branch of learning, esp. in the humanities
  3. A specialist in a given branch of knowledge:
A person who forms and expresses judgments of people or things according to certain standards or values
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  1. A person who forms and expresses judgments of people or things according to certain standards or values
  2. One who specializes especially professionally in the evaluation and appreciation of literary or artistic works:
  3. Such a person whose profession is to write or broadcast such judgments of books, music, paintings, sculpture, plays, films, television, etc., as for a newspaper
A person, often a journalist, hired to do routine work. (newspaper hack) [from the 17th c.]
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  1. A person, often a journalist, hired to do routine work. (newspaper hack) [from the 17th c.]
  2. A writer hired to produce routine or commercial writing.
  3. (Pejorative) An untalented writer.
(Canada) A ruled notebook or exercise book, especially in grade school.
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  1. (Canada) A ruled notebook or exercise book, especially in grade school.
  2. One who scribbles, especially an author regarded as very minor, untalented, or disreputable:
  3. A hack writer
A nonexistent publication listed in bibliographies.
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  1. A nonexistent publication listed in bibliographies.
  2. (Folklore) A dead person's disembodied spirit, esp. when thought of as appearing to the living as a pale, shadowy apparition
  3. The spirit of a dead person, especially one that is believed to appear to the living in bodily form or to haunt specific locations.
One that plans, devises, or organizes something:
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  1. One that plans, devises, or organizes something:
  2. A professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction.
  3. A person whose profession is designing and drawing up plans for buildings, bridges, etc. and generally supervising the construction
One who creates
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  1. One who creates
  2. One that creates:
  3. God. Used with the.
A person who organizes a risky activity of any kind and acts substantially in the manner of a business entrepreneur.
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  1. A person who organizes a risky activity of any kind and acts substantially in the manner of a business entrepreneur.
A male whose impregnation of a female results in the birth of a child.
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  1. A male whose impregnation of a female results in the birth of a child.
  2. A man who serves or is thought of as a protector:
  3. An adoptive father
A person who founds, or casts, metals, glass, etc.
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  1. A person who founds, or casts, metals, glass, etc.
  2. One who establishes something or formulates the basis for something:
  3. Founding father
A person who invents; esp., one who devises a new contrivance, method, etc.
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  1. A person who invents; esp., one who devises a new contrivance, method, etc.
(Person, proper, epithet) God
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  1. (Person, proper, epithet) God
  2. A person who executes, as by signing, a check, contract, etc.; specif., a person who signs a promissory note
  3. God. Often used with a possessive adjective:
Someone who originates, creates or founds something.
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A source or cause; an origin:
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  1. A source or cause; an origin:
  2. A female person whose egg unites with a sperm or a male person whose sperm unites with an egg, resulting in the conception of a child or the birth of a child.
  3. A mother or father
A very old, venerable man; an elder.
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  1. A very old, venerable man; an elder.
  2. The father and ruler of a family or tribe, as one of the founders of the ancient Hebrew families: in the Bible, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Jacob's twelve sons were patriarchs
  3. A person regarded as the founder or father of a colony, religion, business, etc.
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