creator

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

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creator (plural creators, feminine creatress or creatrix)

  1. Something or someone which creates or makes something.
    Kenneth E. Iverson was the creator of APL.
  2. (social media) Ellipsis of content creator, someone who regularly produces and publishes content on social media, especially of a monetizable nature.
    Coordinate term: influencer
    creator economy
    • 2021 May 4, Taylor Lorenz, “Mr. Beast, YouTube Star, Wants to Take Over the Business World”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      People have viewed his videos more than 13 billion times. And last year as the pandemic raged, he became the most-subscribed YouTube creator in the country.
    • 2022 July 14, Rafqa Touma, “Melbourne woman ‘dehumanised’ by viral TikTok filmed without her consent”, in The Guardian[2]:
      The video shows TikTok creator Harrison Pawluk approaching the woman, Maree, in a public shopping centre.
  3. (religion, sometimes capitalized) The deity that created the world.
  4. (sports) A player who creates opportunities for their team to score goals; a playmaker.
    • 2019 July 3, Andrea Canales, Jonathan Tannenwald, “Pulisic, McKennie show plenty of promise for U.S. in Gold Cup”, in The Philadelphia Inquirer[3]:
      Hernández is not a creator and suffered from a lack of service in previous seasons.
    • 2022 October 13, Richard Jolly, “Record-breaker Mohamed Salah delivers timely reminder of his greatest strength ahead of clash with champions”, in Independent.ie[4]:
      There have been times this season when it seemed Liverpool were trying to reinvent Salah, the scorer supreme, as a creator and this was a sudden reminder of his greatest strength.
    • 2022 October 19, Andre Snellings, “Fantasy basketball: Why Jalen Brunson can be even better in New York”, in ESPN[5]:
      As such, when Doncic was on the court, Brunson was a secondary facilitator and more of a finisher than a creator.

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

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From creō (I create, make) + -ātor. Compare Sanskrit कर्तृ (kartṛ).

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creātor m (genitive creātōris, feminine creātrīx); third declension

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

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative creātor creātōrēs
Genitive creātōris creātōrum
Dative creātōrī creātōribus
Accusative creātōrem creātōrēs
Ablative creātōre creātōribus
Vocative creātor creātōrēs

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creātor

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

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NounEdit

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

  1. Alternative form of creatur

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French créateur, from Latin creātor. Equivalent to crea +‎ -tor.

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creator m or n (feminine singular creatoare, masculine plural creatori, feminine and neuter plural creatoare)

  1. creative

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creator m (plural creatori)

  1. creator (person who creates, who founds something)
  2. (religion) God

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