creator

See also: Creator

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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

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.

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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 & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • creator” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (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
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