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Definition 1: writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for author in the sense of this definition

(author is a kind of ...) a person who communicates with others

(... is a kind of author ) author of words to be set to music in an opera or operetta

(... is a kind of author ) a person who writes the words for songs

(... is a kind of author ) one who writes novels

(... is a kind of author ) a writer of pamphlets (usually taking a partisan stand on public issues)

(... is a kind of author ) a writer of paragraphs (as for publication on the editorial page of a newspaper)

(... is a kind of author ) a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

(... is a kind of author ) a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)

(... is a kind of author ) a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)

(... is a kind of author ) a writer of screenplays

(... is a kind of author ) someone who writes scripts for plays or movies or broadcast dramas

(... is a kind of author ) a writer paid by the area of the copy

(... is a kind of author ) a writer who composes speeches for others to deliver

(... is a kind of author ) a writer (especially a playwright) who writes tragedies

(... is a kind of author ) a writer who uses language carelessly or pretentiously with little regard for meaning

(... is a kind of author ) a writer of vivid or graphic descriptive power

(... is a kind of author ) a fluent and prolific writer

(... is a kind of author ) a writer for newspapers and magazines

(... is a kind of author ) a mediocre and disdained writer

(... is a kind of author ) a writer of Gothic romances

(... is a kind of author ) one who makes abstracts or summarizes information

(... is a kind of author ) a speaker or writer who makes use of alliteration

(... is a kind of author ) a woman author

(... is a kind of author ) someone who writes an account of a person's life

(... is a kind of author ) a writer who collaborates with others in writing something

(... is a kind of author ) a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day

(... is a kind of author ) a person who compiles information (as for reference purposes)

(... is a kind of author ) a writer whose work is published in a newspaper or magazine or as part of a book

(... is a kind of author ) a writer of science fiction set in a lawless subculture of an oppressive society dominated by computer technology

(... is a kind of author ) a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

(... is a kind of author ) someone who writes comic material for public performers

(... is a kind of author ) someone who writes a new law or plan

"the framers of the Constitution"

(... is a kind of author ) a writer of folktales

(... is a kind of author ) a writer of literary works

(... is a kind of author ) someone who writes plays

(... is a kind of author ) a writer of a draft

(... is an instance of author) United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer noted for her sharp wit (1893-1967)

(... is an instance of author) Russian writer whose best known novel was banned by Soviet authorities but translated and published abroad (1890-1960)

(... is an instance of author) South African writer (1903-1988)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer whose novels explored human alienation (1916-1990)

(... is an instance of author) Roman satirist (died in 66)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and poet (1932-1963)

(... is an instance of author) Roman author of an encyclopedic natural history; died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23-79)

(... is an instance of author) Roman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder; author of books of letters that commented on affairs of the day (62-113)

(... is an instance of author) imaginative British writer concerned with social justice (1903-1950)

(... is an instance of author) British writer (born in Hungary) (1865-1947)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer noted for his droll epigrams (1902-1971)

(... is an instance of author) English diplomat and author (1886-1968)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1870-1902)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in 1938)

(... is an instance of author) Irish writer (born in 1932)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1925-1964)

(... is an instance of author) Irish writer of short stories (1896-1984)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1905-1970)

(... is an instance of author) Canadian writer (born in Sri Lanka in 1943)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and poet (1809-1849)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of short stories whose pen name was O. Henry (1862-1910)

(... is an instance of author) wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer whose novels portray middle-class Jewish life (born in 1933)

(... is an instance of author) French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of humorous stylized stories about Broadway and the New York underground (1884-1946)

(... is an instance of author) British writer of novels who was born in India; one of his novels is regarded as blasphemous by Muslims and a fatwa was issued condemning him to death (born in 1947)

(... is an instance of author) Irish writer whose pen name was A.E. (1867-1935)

(... is an instance of author) French soldier and writer whose descriptions of sexual perversion gave rise to the term `sadism' (1740-1814)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born 1919)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer remembered for his historical novels about colonial America (1885-1957)

(... is an instance of author) Canadian novelist (born in 1931)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of novels and short stories (1890-1980)

(... is an instance of author) United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)

(... is an instance of author) British writer of novels about nature; one of three literary brothers (1872-1963)

(... is an instance of author) British writer of allegorical novels; one of three literary brothers (1875-1953)

(... is an instance of author) British writer of essays; one of three literary brothers (1884-1939)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and illustrator of children's books (1853-1911)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of pessimistic novels about life in a technologically advanced society (born in 1937)

(... is an instance of author) French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of thrillers (born in 1925)

(... is an instance of author) French novelist (1901-1976)

(... is an instance of author) German writer concerned about the role of the artist in bourgeois society (1875-1955)

(... is an instance of author) New Zealand writer of short stories (1888-1923)

(... is an instance of author) Italian novelist and poet (1785-1873)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer who created the Japanese detective Mr. Moto and wrote other novels as well (1893-1960)

(... is an instance of author) New Zealand writer of detective stories (1899-1982)

(... is an instance of author) English writer (1865-1948)

(... is an instance of author) English writer (born in France) of novels and short stories (1874-1965)

(... is an instance of author) English writer who published a translation of romances about King Arthur taken from French and other sources (died in 1471)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1914-1986)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in 1923)

(... is an instance of author) Russian writer (1814-1841)

(... is an instance of author) English author of novels and short stories who grew up in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) (born in 1919)

(... is an instance of author) English critic and novelist; author of theological works and of books for children (1898-1963)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist who satirized middle-class America in his novel Main Street (1885-1951)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of novels based on experiences in the Klondike gold rush (1876-1916)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist (1909-1957)

(... is an instance of author) English writer noted for his elaborate style (1554-1606)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of historical romances (1803-1873)

(... is an instance of author) French writer noted especially for his short stories (1850-1893)

(... is an instance of author) French novelist who wrote about the conflict between desire and religious belief (1885-1970)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in England) who wrote on American culture (1917-1996)

(... is an instance of author) French writer regarded as the originator of the modern essay (1533-1592)

(... is an instance of author) Canadian novelist (1874-1942)

(... is an instance of author) English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state

(... is an instance of author) United States writer whose novels describe the lives of African-Americans (born in 1931)

(... is an instance of author) British writer of short stories (1870-1916)

(... is an instance of author) British writer (born in Ireland) known primarily for her novels (1919-1999)

(... is an instance of author) French poet and writer (1810-1857)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of comic novels (1904-1973)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer noted for her novel about the South during the American Civil War (1900-1949)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of stories for children (1882-1956)

(... is an instance of author) French writer best known for his biographies (1885-1967)

(... is an instance of author) United States satirical novelist and literary critic (1912-1989)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist (1917-1967)

(... is an instance of author) Canadian writer noted for his analyses of the mass media (1911-1980)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of novels and short stories (1819-1891)

(... is an instance of author) United States religious and writer (1915-1968)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of historical novels (1907-1997)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist whose novels were originally banned as pornographic (1891-1980)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in Russia) (1899-1977)

(... is an instance of author) Norwegian novelist (1882-1949)

(... is an instance of author) English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)

(... is an instance of author) English writer remember for his treatise on fishing (1593-1683)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and poet (1905-1989)

(... is an instance of author) English author of satirical novels (1903-1966)

(... is an instance of author) English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943)

(... is an instance of author) prolific English writer best known for his science-fiction novels; he also wrote on contemporary social problems and wrote popular accounts of history and science (1866-1946)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer about rural southern life (1909-2001)

(... is an instance of author) English writer noted for his crime novels (1875-1932)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in 1944)

(... is an instance of author) English writer (1925-1994)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1885-1977)

(... is an instance of author) United States author (born 1932)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and literary critic (1885-1950)

(... is an instance of author) Peruvian writer (born in 1936)

(... is an instance of author) French writer who is considered the father of science fiction (1828-1905)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in 1925)

(... is an instance of author) French writer who was the embodiment of 18th century Enlightenment (1694-1778)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer whose novels and short stories are a mixture of realism and satire and science fiction (born in 1922)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1890-1945)

(... is an instance of author) British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer who has written extensively on American culture (born in 1931)

(... is an instance of author) English writer and early feminist who denied male supremacy and advocated equal education for women; mother of Mary Shelley (1759-1797)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887)

(... is an instance of author) English author whose work used such techniques as stream of consciousness and the interior monologue; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1882-1941)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in 1915)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer whose work is concerned with the oppression of African Americans (1908-1960)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)

(... is an instance of author) English writer (1864-1926)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer best known for his autobiographical novels (1900-1938)

(... is an instance of author) English writer known for his humorous novels and stories (1881-1975)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1860-1938)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist (1862-1937)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)

(... is an instance of author) Australian writer (1912-1990)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in Romania) who survived Nazi concentration camps and is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of the Holocaust (born in 1928)

(... is an instance of author) Irish writer and wit (1854-1900)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and dramatist (1897-1975)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991)

(... is an instance of author) author of the first novel by an African American that was published in the United States (1808-1870)

(... is an instance of author) Austrian writer (1881-1942)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer remembered for his poetry in free verse and his six volume biography of Abraham Lincoln (1878-1967)

(... is an instance of author) Scottish writer of adventure novels (1721-1771)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980)

(... is an instance of author) Soviet writer and political dissident whose novels exposed the brutality of Soviet labor camps (born in 1918)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in 1933)

(... is an instance of author) Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of popular detective novels (born in 1918)

(... is an instance of author) French romantic writer (1766-1817)

(... is an instance of author) English writer (1672-1729)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in Poland) of Yiddish stories and novels (1904-1991)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer whose novels argued for social reform (1878-1968)

(... is an instance of author) French writer (born in Belgium) best known for his detective novels featuring Inspector Maigret (1903-1989)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of plays and short stories (1908-1981)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of detective fiction (1893-1957)

(... is an instance of author) German romantic writer (1759-1805)

(... is an instance of author) British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832)

(... is an instance of author) Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958)

(... is an instance of author) British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian Society (1856-1950)

(... is an instance of author) English writer who created Frankenstein's monster and married Percy Bysshe Shelley (1797-1851)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist who settled in Australia after World War II (1899-1960)

(... is an instance of author) experimental expatriate United States writer (1874-1946)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer noted for his novels about agricultural workers (1902-1968)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer remembered for her muckraking investigations into industries in the early 20th century (1857-1944)

(... is an instance of author) English writer (born in India) (1811-1863)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and social critic (1817-1862)

(... is an instance of author) French political writer noted for his analysis of American institutions (1805-1859)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer remembered as the secretary and companion of Gertrude Stein (1877-1967)

(... is an instance of author) British philologist and writer of fantasies (born in South Africa) (1892-1973)

(... is an instance of author) Russian author remembered for two great novels (1828-1910)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of novels (1815-1882)

(... is an instance of author) Indian writer and philosopher whose poetry (based on traditional Hindu themes) pioneered the use of colloquial Bengali (1861-1941)

(... is an instance of author) English writer (1840-1893)

(... is an instance of author) French writer whose novels described the sordid side of city life (1804-1857)

(... is an instance of author) French writer whose novels were the first to feature psychological analysis of the character (1783-1842)

(... is an instance of author) English writer (1832-1904)

(... is an instance of author) English writer (born in Ireland) (1713-1766)

(... is an instance of author) Scottish author (1850-1894)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1834-1902)

(... is an instance of author) Irish writer of the horror novel about Dracula (1847-1912)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of a novel about slavery that advanced the abolitionists' cause (1811-1896)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer best known for his novels (born in 1925)

(... is an instance of author) Russian writer of stories and novels and plays (1818-1883)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of novels of espionage (born in 1931)

(... is an instance of author) Italian writer of novels and short stories (born in Cuba) (1923-1987)

(... is an instance of author) prolific English writer of detective stories (1890-1976)

(... is an instance of author) British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910)

(... is an instance of author) French writer and film maker who worked in many artistic media (1889-1963)

(... is an instance of author) French writer of novels about women (1873-1954)

(... is an instance of author) English writer noted for early detective novels (1824-1889)

(... is an instance of author) British author who created Sherlock Holmes (1859-1930)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist (born in Poland) noted for sea stories and for his narrative technique (1857-1924)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904)

(... is an instance of author) conservative English writer of the Roman Catholic persuasion; in addition to volumes of criticism and polemics he wrote detective novels featuring Father Brown (1874-1936)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of novels and short stories (1912-1982)

(... is an instance of author) French writer who portrayed the human condition as isolated in an absurd world (1913-1960)

(... is an instance of author) English writer born in Germany (1905-1994)

(... is an instance of author) Czech writer who introduced the word `robot' into the English language (1890-1938)

(... is an instance of author) English author; Charles Dodgson was an Oxford don of mathematics who is remembered for the children's stories he wrote under the pen name Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer who wrote about frontier life (1873-1947)

(... is an instance of author) Spanish writer best remembered for `Don Quixote' which satirizes chivalry and influenced the development of the novel form (1547-1616)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959)

(... is an instance of author) French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist noted for his stories of American Indians and the frontier life (1789-1851)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1871-1900)

(... is an instance of author) French writer remembered for his swashbuckling historical tales (1802-1870)

(... is an instance of author) English writer and illustrator; grandfather of Daphne du Maurier (1834-1896)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of Irish descent who spent much of his life in Mediterranean regions (1912-1990)

(... is an instance of author) Russian novelist (1891-1967)

(... is an instance of author) British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist who wrote about a young Black man and his struggles in American society (1914-1994)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and leading exponent of transcendentalism (1803-1882)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist (1871-1945)

(... is an instance of author) Russian novelist who wrote of human suffering with humor and psychological insight (1821-1881)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist remembered for his portrayal of life in the United States (1896-1970)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer noted for his typographically eccentric poetry (1894-1962)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935)

(... is an instance of author) English writer remembered particularly for his novel about Robinson Crusoe (1660-1731)

(... is an instance of author) English writer who described the psychological effects of addiction to opium (1785-1859)

(... is an instance of author) English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in 1934)

(... is an instance of author) Danish writer who lived in Kenya for 19 years and is remembered for her writings about Africa (1885-1962)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist (born in 1931)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer remembered for his novels (1904-1979)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1889-1973)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist (born in 1930)

(... is an instance of author) United States author of sometimes surrealistic stories (1931-1989)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of children's books (1856-1919)

(... is an instance of author) French feminist and existentialist and novelist (1908-1986)

(... is an instance of author) a playwright and novelist (born in Ireland) who lived in France; wrote plays for the theater of the absurd (1906-1989)

(... is an instance of author) English writer and caricaturist (1872-1956)

(... is an instance of author) English author (born in France) remembered especially for his verse for children (1870-1953)

(... is an instance of author) United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934)

(... is an instance of author) United States author who was an outspoken critic of racism (1924-1987)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist noted for her insightful portrayals of middle-class families (1775-1817)

(... is an instance of author) United States author of inspirational adventure stories for boys; virtue and hard work overcome poverty (1832-1899)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1909-1981)

(... is an instance of author) a Danish author remembered for his fairy stories (1805-1875)

(... is an instance of author) United States author whose works were frequently autobiographical (1876-1941)

(... is an instance of author) French writer who generalized surrealism to literature (1897-1982)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in Russia) noted for his science fiction (1920-1992)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in 1917)

(... is an instance of author) United States humorist (1889-1945)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer; brother of Stephen Vincent Benet (1886-1950)

(... is an instance of author) United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973)

(... is an instance of author) English preacher and author of an allegorical novel, Pilgrim's Progress (1628-1688)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of satirical novels (1917-1993)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in England) remembered for her novels for children (1849-1924)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist and author of the Tarzan stories (1875-1950)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer noted for his works portraying the life of drug addicts (1914-1997)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist who described a fictitious land he called Erewhon (1835-1902)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of satirical novels (1879-1958)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of humorous tales of an itinerant showman (1834-1867)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist; youngest of three Bronte sisters (1820-1849)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist; one of three Bronte sisters (1818-1848)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of caustic wit (1842-1914)

(... is an instance of author) German novelist and writer of short stories (1917-1985)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1902-1973)

(... is an instance of author) Argentinian writer remembered for his short stories (1899-1986)

(... is an instance of author) Scottish author noted for his biography of Samuel Johnson (1740-1795)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1902-1992)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of science fiction (born 1920)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist; oldest of three Bronte sisters (1816-1855)

(... is an instance of author) United States author remembered for novels about poverty and degeneration (1903-1987)

(... is an instance of author) United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)

(... is an instance of author) German writer of fantastic tales (1776-1822)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and editor (1837-1920)

(... is an instance of author) English writer on card games (1672-1769)

(... is an instance of author) a United States writer of science fiction and founder of Scientology (1911-1986)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1902-1967)

(... is an instance of author) British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)

(... is an instance of author) English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (1885-1940)

(... is an instance of author) German writer (1830-1914)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer noted for his stories about life during the California gold rush (1836-1902)

(... is an instance of author) Czech author of novels and short stories (1883-1923)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of novels and short stories mostly on moral themes (1804-1864)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of stories and plays (1894-1946)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of science fiction (1907-1988)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist whose best known work was a black comedy inspired by his experiences in the Air Force during World War II (1923-1999)

(... is an instance of author) an American writer of fiction who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1954 (1899-1961)

(... is an instance of author) Swiss writer (born in Germany) whose novels and poems express his interests in eastern spiritual values (1877-1962)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of darkly humorous novels (born in 1942)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer remembered for his stories (1783-1859)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer who was a leading figure of the beat generation (1922-1969)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer whose best-known novel was based on his experiences as an attendant in a mental hospital (1935-2001)

(... is an instance of author) English author of novels and poetry who was born in India (1865-1936)

(... is an instance of author) British writer (born in Hungary) who wrote a novel exposing the Stalinist purges during the 1930s (1905-1983)

(... is an instance of author) French writer who collected Aesop's fables and published them (1621-1695)

(... is an instance of author) United States humorist and writer of satirical short stories (1885-1933)

(... is an instance of author) French writer of moralistic maxims (1613-1680)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)

(... is an instance of author) United States lecturer and writer who was blind and deaf from the age of 19 months; Anne Sullivan taught her to read and write and speak; Helen Keller graduated from college and went on to champion the cause of blind and deaf people (1880-1968)

(... is an instance of author) Czech novelist who wrote in German about a nightmarish world of isolated and troubled individuals (1883-1924)

(... is an instance of author) influential Irish writer noted for his many innovations (such as stream of consciousness writing) (1882-1941)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in England) whose best known novels portray Berlin in the 1930's and who collaborated with W. H. Auden in writing plays in verse (1904-1986)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of romantic novels about the unjust treatment of Native Americans (1830-1885)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)

(... is an instance of author) writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916)

(... is an instance of author) modernistic Danish writer (1873-1950)

(... is an instance of author) English writer and lexicographer (1709-1784)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in 1942)

(... is an instance of author) Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)

(... is an instance of author) United States novelist; author of several popular novels (1887-1968)

(... is an instance of author) writer of detective novels featuring Perry Mason (1889-1970)

(... is an instance of author) English writer who is remembered for her biography of Charlotte Bronte (1810-1865)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of children's books (1904-1991)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer (born in Lebanon) (1883-1931)

(... is an instance of author) French author and dramatist who is regarded as the father of modern French literature (1869-1951)

(... is an instance of author) Danish novelist (1857-1919)

(... is an instance of author) Russian writer who introduced realism to Russian literature (1809-1852)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist (1911-1993)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist (1867-1933)

(... is an instance of author) French writer considered by some to be a founder of the detective novel (1832-1873)

(... is an instance of author) Mexican novelist (born in 1928)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist and dramatist (1707-1754)

(... is an instance of author) United States author whose novels characterized the Jazz Age in the United States (1896-1940)

(... is an instance of author) French writer of novels and short stories (1821-1880)

(... is an instance of author) British writer famous for writing spy novels about secret agent James Bond (1908-1964)

(... is an instance of author) English writer and editor (1873-1939)

(... is an instance of author) English writer of adventure novels featuring Captain Horatio Hornblower (1899-1966)

(... is an instance of author) French writer of sophisticated novels and short stories (1844-1924)

(... is an instance of author) printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)

(... is an instance of author) Irish writer of novels and poetry and plays and essays (1728-1774)

(... is an instance of author) Polish author (1904-1969)

(... is an instance of author) British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)

(... is an instance of author) Scottish writer and sister of Richard Haldane and John Haldane (1862-1937)

(... is an instance of author) prolific United States writer (1822-1909)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer and Afro-American who wrote a fictionalized account of tracing his family roots back to Africa (1921-1992)

(... is an instance of author) English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of hard-boiled detective fiction (1894-1961)

(... is an instance of author) Norwegian writer of novels (1859-1952)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist and poet (1840-1928)

(... is an instance of author) the younger of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories (1786-1859)

(... is an instance of author) the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm's law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)

(... is an instance of author) United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)

(... is an instance of author) French writer who collaborated with his brother Jules de Goncourt on many books and who in his will established the Prix Goncourt (1822-1896)

(... is an instance of author) French writer who collaborated with his brother Edmond de Goncourt on many books (1830-1870)

(... is an instance of author) South African novelist and short-story writer whose work describes the effects of apartheid (born in 1923)

(... is an instance of author) Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories; noted for his depiction of social outcasts

(... is an instance of author) English writer (born in Scotland) of children's stories (1859-1932)

(... is an instance of author) German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)

(... is an instance of author) English writer known for his interest in mythology and in the classics (1895-1985)

(... is an instance of author) English novelist and Catholic (1904-1991)

(... is an instance of author) Irish writer noted for his sexually explicit but unreliable autobiography (1856-1931)

Definition 2: someone who originates or causes or initiates something - [noun denoting person]

Samples where author or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was the generator of several complaints

Synonyms for author in the sense of this definition

(author is a kind of ...) a person who makes things

(... is a kind of author ) someone who is a source of new words or new expressions

Definition 3: be the author of - [verb of creation]

Samples where author or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She authored this play

(author is a kind of ...) produce a literary work

"She composed a poem" "He wrote four novels"

(... is a kind of author ) be a co-author on (a book, a paper)

(... is a kind of author ) write for someone else

"How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"

(author belongs to category ...) the act of creating written works

"writing was a form of therapy for him" "it was a matter of disputed authorship"

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