Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun author

2 senses of author

Sense 1
writer, author -- (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))
       => communicator -- (a person who communicates with others)

Sense 2
generator, source, author -- (someone who originates or causes or initiates something; "he was the generator of several complaints")
       => maker, shaper -- (a person who makes things)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb author

1 sense of author

Sense 1
author -- (be the author of; "She authored this play")
       => write, compose, pen, indite -- (produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels")

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