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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman creatour, from Old French creator, from Latin creātor, agent noun from perfect passive participle creātus (created), from verb creō (I create) + agent suffix -or.

PronunciationEdit

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Particularly: "UK"

NounEdit

creator (plural creators)

  1. Something or someone which creates or makes something.
    Kenneth E. Iverson was the creator of APL.
  2. (religion) The deity that created the world.

Usage notesEdit

  • Usually capitalized as Creator when referring to a specific deity.

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From creō (I create, make) + -ātor.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

creātor m (genitive creātōris); third declension

  1. a creator, author, founder
  2. a person who elects or appoints to an office
  3. the creator of the world; God

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative creātor creātōrēs
genitive creātōris creātōrum
dative creātōrī creātōribus
accusative creātōrem creātōrēs
ablative creātōre creātōribus
vocative creātor creātōrēs

Derived termsEdit

  • creātrīx

Related termsEdit

  • creābilis
  • creāmen
  • creātiō
  • creātūra

DescendantsEdit

VerbEdit

creātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of creō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of creō

ReferencesEdit

  • creator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • creator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “creator”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • creator” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) God is the Creator of the world: deus est mundi procreator (not creator), aedificator, fabricator, opifex rerum

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

creator m (oblique plural creators, nominative singular creators, nominative plural creator)

  1. Alternative form of creatur