creator

See also: Creator

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.
  3. (religion, sometimes capitalized) The deity that created the world.

Usage notesEdit

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

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From creō (I create, make) + -ātor.

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NounEdit

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

  1. a creator, author, founder
  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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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
  • creator in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • creator in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], 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

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French créateur, from Latin creātor.

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AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. creative

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NounEdit

creator m (plural creatori)

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

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