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originator

[ uh-rij-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF originator

Synonyms for originator

  • discoverer
  • architect
  • author
  • begetter
  • designer
  • father
  • founder
  • initiator
  • innovator
  • inventor
  • maker
  • mastermind
  • mother
  • pioneer
  • producer
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Mr. Freese was the originator of the celebrated outline maps.

The latter is complete—it is the mastery of an originator of style.

Were you not the originator of this outrageous plot, Miss Pierson?

She could hardly say she was the originator and still she had participated.

Whatever their value, De Quincey has of course no claim to be an originator.

He is the originator of a conception he called absolute pragmatics.

Some of his innovations were later modified, even by the originator himself.

Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.

Then they argue that the world must have had an originator, and that he is one and incorporeal.

Balashev told him why he considered Napoleon to be the originator of the war.

WORD ORIGIN

1818, agent noun in Latin form from originate.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ORIGINATOR

architect

nounperson who designs buildings
  • artist
  • builder
  • creator
  • designer
  • draftsperson
  • engineer
  • inventor
  • maker
  • master builder
  • originator
  • planner
  • prime mover

builder

nounconstruction worker
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