One, such as a monarch or dictator, that rules or governs.
The foremost or leading position:
A person who invents; esp., one who devises a new contrivance, method, etc.
(Figuratively) One who had the same role or function in former times.
(--- Mormon Ch.) A member of the Melchizedek priesthood
(Slang) A supervisor; a boss.
One who establishes something or formulates the basis for something:
The definition of a leader is a person, animal or thing that guides or directs.
The definition of a male is a person of the sex that produces sperm (as opposed to a female who produces an egg).
A biological father.
A highly respected woman who is a mother.
The definition of an architect is a professional who creates designs for buildings, bridges and other structures.
The works of an author or authors.
One that creates:
The definition of an entrepreneur is a person who takes an idea, product or service and does whatever is necessary to introduce it to the marketplace where it can produce revenue.
The definition of a parent is a mother or father.
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
A man who is the head of a household or the father of a family.
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