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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. author: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. author: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. author: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. author: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. author: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. author, author: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Author, author, author: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. author: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. author: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. author: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. author: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. author: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Author, author: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. author: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. author: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. author: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Author (bicycles), Author (company), Author (disambiguation), Author, The Author (play): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Author: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. author: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. author: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. author: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. author: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. author: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. author: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. author: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. author: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. author: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. author: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. author: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. author: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]
  3. author: Literary Criticism [home, info]
  4. author-: A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Elements [home, info]
  5. author: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. author: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  2. author: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. author: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. author: Netlingo [home, info]
  2. Author: The Microsoft Lexicon [home, info]
  3. author: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. author: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Author: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. author: Father Jeromes DICTIONARY of Words/Phrases Used in the QUFD Website [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. author: Botanical Terms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Author: Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade [home, info]
  2. author: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Author: Sweetwater Music [home, info]

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noun:  writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
noun:  someone who originates or causes or initiates something
verb:  be the author of ("She authored this play")

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Words similar to author:   authored, authorial, authoring, generator, source, writer, zola, more...

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